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In observance of Labor Day, GeneDx will be closed and will not accept specimens on Monday, September 7, 2015.  We will resume our normal schedule on Tuesday, September 8, 2015.  If you have any questions or inquiries, please call us at 301-519-2100 or email us at

GLI3 Gene Sequencing & Del/Dup



Clinical Utility:
  • Confirmation of a clinical diagnosis
  • Carrier testing
Lab Method:
Capillary Sequencing|Exon Array CGH


Test Code:
Turnaround Time:
6-8 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:
  • 225: Brain
  • 759.7: Multiple congenital anomalies, so described Congenital: anomaly, multiple NOS deformity, multiple NOS
  • 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)
  • 755.1: Syndactyly Symphalangy Webbing of digits
  • 748.3: Other anomalies of larynx, trachea, and bronchus, Absence or agenesis of: bronchus larynx trachea, Anomaly (of): cricoid cartilage, epiglottis thyroid cartilage, tracheal cartilage; Atresia (of): epiglottis, glottis, larynx trachea Cleft thyroid, cartilage, congenital Congenital: dilation, trachea stenosis: larynx trachea tracheocele Diverticulum: bronchus trachea Fissure of epiglottis Laryngocele Posterior cleft of cricoid cartilage (congenital) Rudimentary tracheal bronchus Stridor, laryngeal, congenital
  • 376.41: Hypertelorism of orbit
  • 755: Polydactyly
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  6. Balk and Biesecker, (2008) Am J Med Genet Part A 146A:548-557

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