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FLG (Filaggrin) Hot Spots

FORMS AND DOCUMENTS

TEST DETAILS

Genes:
FLG
Disorders:
Clinical Utility:
  • Confirmation of a clinical diagnosis
  • To differentiate from other forms of ichthyosis (X-linked, mild lamellar ichthyosis, others)
  • Risk assessment for atopic dermatitis
Lab Method:
Capillary Sequencing

ORDERING

Test Code:
123
Turnaround Time:
2-3 weeks
Preferred Specimen:
2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube

BILLING

CPT Codes:
81401x1
New York Approved:
No
ABN Required:
Yes
Billing Information:
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ICD Codes:
  • 757.1: Ichthyosis congenita, Congenital ichthyosis, Harlequin fetus, Ichthyosiform erythroderma
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REFERENCES

  1. Greisenegger et al. JEADV 24: 607-610, 2010
  2. Seller et al. British Journal of Dermatology 160: 771-781, 2009
  3. Stemmler S. et al. J Invest Dermatol 2006 (Epub ahead of print)
  4. Marenholz I. et al. J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:866-871, 2006
  5. Weidinger S. et al. J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:214-219, 2006
  6. Palmer CNA. et al. Nat Genet 38(4):441-446 , 2006
  7. Sandilands A., et al. J Invest Dermatol 126: 1770-1775, 2006
  8. Smith FJD. et al. Nat Genet 38(3):337-342, 2006
  9. Barker JN. J Invest Dermatol. 2006 (Epub ahead of print)

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