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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 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:

ORDERING

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

BILLING

CPT Codes:
81407x1, 88271x40, 88291x1
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
* For price inquiries please email zebras@genedx.com

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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