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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.

LCA Tier 5

FORMS AND DOCUMENTS

TEST DETAILS

Genes:
AIPL1
Disorders:
Clinical Utility:
  • Confirmation of a clinical diagnosis
  • To differentiate LCA from other forms of retinal dystrophy
  • Recurrence risk assessment
  • Prenatal diagnosis
Lab Method:
Capillary Sequencing

ORDERING

Test Code:
2984
Turnaround Time:
4-5 weeks
Preferred Specimen:
2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube
Alternative Specimen:
Oral Rinse (30-40 mL), Dried Blood Spots

BILLING

CPT Codes:
81479x1
New York Approved:
No
ABN Required:
Yes
Billing Information:
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ICD Codes:
  • 743.56: Other retinal changes, congenital
  • 743.55: Congenital macular changes
  • 743.53: Chorioretinal degeneration, congenital
  • 362.75: Other dystrophies
  • 362.76: Dystrophies primarily involving the retinal pigment epithelium, Fundus flavimaculatus, Vitelliform dystrophy
  • 362.74: Pigmentary retinal dystrophy, Retinal dystrophy, albipunctate, Retinitis pigmentosa
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