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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 zebras@genedx.com.

L1CAM Gene Sequencing & Del/Dup

FORMS AND DOCUMENTS

TEST DETAILS

Genes:
L1CAM
Disorders:
Clinical Utility:
  • Patients with hydrocephalus and at least one L1CAM–associated finding
  • Carrier testing in female relatives
  • Risk assessment
  • Prenatal diagnosis in at-risk pregnancies
Lab Method:
Capillary Sequencing|Exon Array CGH

ORDERING

Test Code:
552
Turnaround Time:
9-10 weeks
Preferred Specimen:
2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube

BILLING

CPT Codes:
81407x1, 81479x1
New York Approved:
No
ABN Required:
Yes
Billing Information:
View Neurology Billing Policy
ICD Codes:
  • 334.1: Hereditary spastic paraplegia
  • 742.3: Congenital hydrocephalus Aqueduct of Sylvius: anomaly obstruction,, congenital stenosis, Atresia of foramina of Magendie and Luschka Hydrocephalus in newborn
  • 331.4: Obstructive hydrocephalus, Acquired hydrocephalus NOS
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REFERENCES

  1. Vos, J. (2010) J Med Genet. 47(3):169-75
  2. Jackson, SR. (2009) Pediatr Surg Int. 25(9):823-5
  3. Jouet, M. (1994) Nature Genet. 7: 402-407, 1994
  4. Finckh, U. (2000) Am. J. Med. Genet. 92: 40-46

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