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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

IKBKG (NEMO) Gene Sequencing (HED)



Clinical Utility:
  • Confirmation of a clinical diagnosis
  • Carrier detection in female relatives
  • Differentiation between forms of the hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia
  • Prenatal diagnosis in at-risk pregnancies
Lab Method:
Capillary Sequencing


Test Code:
Turnaround Time:
7-8 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:
  • 757.4: Specified anomalies of hair; Congenital: alopecia atrichosis, beaded hair hypertrichosis, monilethrix, Persistent lanugo
  • 757.31: Congenital ectodermal dysplasia
  • 520: Anodontia Absence of teeth (complete) (congenital) (partial), Hypodontia Oligodontia
  • 757.33: Congenital pigmentary anomalies of skin, Congenital poikiloderma, Urticaria pigmentosa, Xeroderma pigmentosum
  • 361: Retinal detachment with retinal defect, unspecified
  • 757.39: Other Accessory skin tags, congenital, Congenital scar, Epidermolysis bullosa, Keratoderma (congenital)
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