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In observance of the holidays, GeneDx will be closed for business on Thursday, December 25, 2014 and on Thursday, January 1, 2015. We will be unable to receive and process specimens. FedEx and UPS will also not be in operation. Except for the aforementioned dates, GeneDx will operate on our normal schedule (Monday-Saturday), including December 24th and December 31st.  If you have any questions or inquiries, please call us at 301-519-2100 or email us at

ITGA6 Gene Sequencing



Clinical Utility:
  • Confirmation of a clinical diagnosis
  • Recurrence risk calculation
  • Prenatal diagnosis in families with an affected child and defined mutation
  • Identification of at risk family members
  • Carrier testing in unaffected family members.
Lab Method:
Capillary Sequencing


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:
  • 757.39: Other Accessory skin tags, congenital, Congenital scar, Epidermolysis bullosa, Keratoderma (congenital)
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