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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.

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:
View Billing Policy
ICD Codes:
  • 757.1: Ichthyosis congenita, Congenital ichthyosis, Harlequin fetus, Ichthyosiform erythroderma
* For price inquiries please email zebras@genedx.com

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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