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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.

FH Gene Sequencing

FORMS AND DOCUMENTS

TEST DETAILS

Genes:
FH
Disorders:
Clinical Utility:
  • Confirmation of a clinical diagnosis
  • To differentiate HLRCC from other hereditary cancer predisposition syndromes such as VHL and BHD
  • To determine an appropriate medical surveillance and treatment plan for at risk family members
  • Carrier testing for parents of a child with FHD
  • Risk assessment
  • Prenatal diagnosis in FHD families with known mutations
Lab Method:
Capillary Sequencing

ORDERING

Test Code:
2843
Turnaround Time:
5-6 weeks
Preferred Specimen:
2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube

BILLING

CPT Codes:
81405x1
New York Approved:
No
ABN Required:
Yes
Billing Information:
View Billing Policy
ICD Codes:
  • 215: Other benign neoplasm of connective and other soft tissue
* For price inquiries please email zebras@genedx.com

REFERENCES

  1. Alam, N.A. et al., Genetic and functional analyses of FH mutations in multiple cutaneous and uterine leiomyomatosis, hereditary leiomyomatosis, renal cancer, and fumarate hydratase deficiency. Hum Mol Genet 2003; 12:1241-1252
  2. Ahvenainen et al. Cancer Genet Cyto 2008; 183:83-88
  3. Coughlin et al., Molecular analysis and prenatal diagnosis of human fumarase deficiency. Molec Genet and Metab 1998; 63:254-262
  4. Toro, J.R. et al., Mutations in the Fumarate Hydratase Gene Cause Hereditary Leiomyomatosis and Renal Cell Cancer in Families in North America. Am J Hum Genet. 2003; 73:95-106
  5. Wei M-H. et al., Novel mutations in FH and expansion of the spectrum of phenotypes expressed in families with hereditary leiomyomatosis and renal cell cancer. J Med Genet. 2006; 43:18-27
  6. Ricketts C et al. J Natl Cancer Inst 2008; 100:1260-126

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