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GUCA1A Gene Sequencing

FORMS AND DOCUMENTS

TEST DETAILS

Genes:
GUCA1A
Disorders:
Clinical Utility:
  • Confirmation of a clinical diagnosis
  • To differentiate LCA from other forms of retinal dystrophy
  • Recurrence risk assessment
  • Prenatal diagnosis
Lab Method:
Capillary Sequencing

ORDERING

Test Code:
476
Turnaround Time:
6-7 weeks
Preferred Specimen:
2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube

BILLING

CPT Codes:
81479x1
New York Approved:
No
ABN Required:
Yes
Billing Information:
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ICD Codes:
  • 743.55: Congenital macular changes
  • 743.53: Chorioretinal degeneration, congenital
  • 362.75: Other dystrophies
  • 362.76: Dystrophies primarily involving the retinal pigment epithelium, Fundus flavimaculatus, Vitelliform dystrophy
  • 362.74: Pigmentary retinal dystrophy, Retinal dystrophy, albipunctate, Retinitis pigmentosa
  • 743.56: Other retinal changes, congenital
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