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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

HAX1 Del/Dup



Clinical Utility:
  • Confirmation of a clinical diagnosis
  • Prenatal diagnosis
Lab Method:
Exon Array CGH


Test Code:
Turnaround Time:
3-4 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:
  • 288: Neutropenia Decreased, Absolute Neutrophil Count (ANC); Use additional code for any associated: fever (780.61), mucositis (478.11, 528.00-528.09, 538, 616.81) (776.7)
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  1. Kostmann, R. Infantile genetic agranulocytosis (Agranulocytosis infantilis hereditaria): a new recessive lethal disease in man, Acta Paediatr. 45 (suppl) 1-78. 1956
  2. Klein C., et al, HAX1 deficiency causes autosomal recessive severe congenital neutropenia (Kostmann disease), Nature Genetics 39:86-90, 2007
  3. Matsubara K, et. al, Severe developmental delay and epilepsy in a Japanese patient with severe congenital neutropenia due to HAX1 deficiency, Haematologica 92(12):e123-5, 2007
  4. Germeshausen M, et al. Novel HAX1 mutations in patients with severe congenital neutropenia reveal isoform-dependent genotype-phenotype correlations, Blood 111:4954, 2008
  5. Carlsson G, et al, Central nervous system involvement in severe congenital neutropenia: neurological and neuropsychological abnormalities associated with specific HAX1mutations, J Int Med 264:388, 2008
  6. Smith BN, et al, Homozygous HAX1 mutations in severe congenital neutropenia patients with sporadic disease: a novel mutation in two unrelated British kindreds. Br J Haematol 144:762, 2009

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