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In observance of the holidays, GeneDx will be closed for business on Thursday, December 25, 2014 and on Thursday, January 1, 2015. We will be unable to receive and process specimens. FedEx and UPS will also not be in operation. Except for the aforementioned dates, GeneDx will operate on our normal schedule (Monday-Saturday), including December 24th and December 31st.  If you have any questions or inquiries, please call us at 301-519-2100 or email us at zebras@genedx.com.

CERKL Gene Sequencing

FORMS AND DOCUMENTS

TEST DETAILS

Genes:
CERKL
Disorders:
Clinical Utility:
  • Confirmation of a clinical diagnosis
  • Determine if a sporadic case is recessive or dominant (de novo)
  • Carrier testing for family members of an affected individual with known mutation(s)
  • Prenatal diagnosis in at-risk pregnancies
  • Presymptomatic testing
  • Genetic counseling
Lab Method:
Capillary Sequencing

ORDERING

Test Code:
506
Turnaround Time:
6-7 weeks
Preferred Specimen:
2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube

BILLING

CPT Codes:
81479x1
New York Approved:
No
ABN Required:
Yes
Billing Information:
View Billing Policy
ICD Codes:
  • 362.76: Dystrophies primarily involving the retinal pigment epithelium, Fundus flavimaculatus, Vitelliform dystrophy
  • 362.74: Pigmentary retinal dystrophy, Retinal dystrophy, albipunctate, Retinitis pigmentosa
  • 362.75: Other dystrophies
  • 743.56: Other retinal changes, congenital
  • 743.55: Congenital macular changes
  • 743.53: Chorioretinal degeneration, congenital
* For price inquiries please email zebras@genedx.com

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