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In observance of Independence Day, GeneDx will be closed on Friday, July 3rd, and Saturday, July 4th. Nevertheless, all specimens arriving on Friday, July 3rd will be accepted, accessioned and processed. We will not accept specimens on Saturday, July 4th. We will resume our normal Monday through Saturday schedule on Monday, July 6, 2015. Please also note that FedEx works on a modified schedule on Friday, July 3rd and FedEx and UPS are closed on Saturday, July 4th. 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
Alternative Specimen:
Oral Rinse (30-40 mL), Dried Blood Spots

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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