In observance of Independence Day, GeneDx will be closed on Friday, July 3rd, and Saturday, July 4th. Nevertheless, all specimens arriving on Friday, July 3rd will be accepted, accessioned and processed. We will not accept specimens on Saturday, July 4th. We will resume our normal Monday through Saturday schedule on Monday, July 6, 2015. Please also note that FedEx works on a modified schedule on Friday, July 3rd and FedEx and UPS are closed on Saturday, July 4th. If you have any questions or inquiries, please call us at 301-519-2100 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CASP10 Gene Sequencing
FORMS AND DOCUMENTS
- Clinical Utility:
- Confirmation of the clinical diagnosis
- Differentiation from malignant forms of lymphoproliferation and from other sub-types of ALPS
- Development of an appropriate treatment plan for affected individuals
- Development of an appropriate medical surveillance plan for relatives at risk of lymphoma
- Lab Method:
- Capillary Sequencing
- Test Code:
- Turnaround Time:
- 6-7 weeks
- Preferred Specimen:
- 2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube
- Alternative Specimen:
- Oral Rinse (30-40 mL), Dried Blood Spots
- CPT Codes:
- New York Approved:
- ABN Required:
- Billing Information:
- View Billing Policy
- ICD Codes:
- 202.x: Malignant neoplasms of lymphoid and histiocytic tissue, specific decimal required
- 238.7: Other lymphatic and hematopoietic tissues
- 283: Autoimmune hemolytic anemias, Autoimmune hemolytic disease, Chronic cold hemagglutinin disease, Cold agglutinin disease or hemoglobinuria Hemolytic anemia
- Su H et al, Genetic Defects of Apoptosis and Primary Immunodeficiency. Immunol Allergy Clin N Am, 28:329, 2008.
- Cerutti E. et al, Co-inherited mutations of Fas and caspase-10 in development of the autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome. BMC Immunol 8:22, 2007.
- Chun, H., et al., Pleiotropic defects in lymphocyte activation caused by caspase-8 mutations lead to human immunodeficiency. Nature 419: 395-399, 2002.
- Zhu, S. et al., Genetic alterations in caspase-10 may be causative or protective in autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome, Human Genetics 119:284-294, 2006.
- Wang, J., et al., Inherited caspase 10 mutations underlie defective lymphocyte and dendritic cell apoptosis in autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome type II. Cell 47-58, 1999