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In observance of the holiday, GeneDx will be closed for business on Thursday, November 27, 2014, and will be unable to receive and process specimens. FedEx and UPS will also not operate. We will accept specimens on Friday, November 28, and  will resume our normal work schedule on Saturday, November 29, 2014.  If you have any questions or inquiries, please call us at 301-519-2100 or email us at

EFNB1 Gene Sequencing



Clinical Utility:
  • Confirmation of a clinical diagnosis
  • Risk assessment
  • Prenatal diagnosis in families with a known mutation
Lab Method:
Capillary Sequencing


Test Code:
Turnaround Time:
4-6 weeks
Preferred Specimen:
2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube


CPT Codes:
New York Approved:
ABN Required:
Billing Information:
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ICD Codes:
  • 756: Anomalies of skull and face, bones; Absence of skull, bones; Acrocephaly; Congenital deformity of forehead; Craniosynostosis; Crouzon's disease; Hypertelorism; Imperfect fusion of skull; Oxycephaly; Platybasia; Premature closure of cranial sutures; Tower skull Trigonocephaly Excludes: acrocephalosyndactyly [Apert's syndrome] (755.55) dentofacial anomalies (524.0-524.9) skull defects associated with brain anomalies, such as: anencephalus (740.0) encephalocele (742.0) hydrocephalus (742.3) microcephalus (742.1)
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  1. Wieland, I. et al. Mutations of the Ephrin-B1 Gene Cause Craniofrontonasal Syndrome. Am J Hum Genet. 74:1209-1215, 2004.
  2. Twigg, S. et al. Mutations of ephrin-B1 (EFNB1), a marker of tissue boundary formation, cause craniofrontonasal syndrome. PNAS. 101:8652-8657, 2004.
  3. Wieland, I. et al. Dissecting the molecular mechanism in craniofrontonasal syndrome: differential mRNA expression of mutant EFBN1 and the cellular mosaic. Eur J Hum Genet. 16: 184-191, 2008.
  4. Twigg, S. et al. The Origin of EFNB1 Mutations in Craniofrontonasal Syndrome: Frequent Somatic Mosaicism and Explanation of the Paucity of Carrier Males. Am J Hum Genet. 78:999- 1010, 2006.
  5. Wieland, I. et al. Twenty-Six Novel EFNB1 Mutations in Familial and Sporadic Craniofrontonasal Syndrome (CFNS) Hum. Mutat. 26:113-118, 2005.
  6. Wieland, I. et al. Contiguous gene deletions involving EFNB1, OPHN1, PJA1 and EDA in patients with craniofrontonasal syndrome. Clin Genet. 72:506-516, 2007.

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