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In observance of the holiday, GeneDx will be closed for business on Thursday, November 27, 2014, and will be unable to receive and process specimens. FedEx and UPS will also not operate. We will accept specimens on Friday, November 28, and  will resume our normal work schedule on Saturday, November 29, 2014.  If you have any questions or inquiries, please call us at 301-519-2100 or email us at zebras@genedx.com.

MECP2 Gene Sequencing & Del/Dup

FORMS AND DOCUMENTS

TEST DETAILS

Genes:
MECP2
Disorders:
Clinical Utility:
  • Confirmation of clinical diagnosis
  • Differentiation between de novo and familial cases
  • Prenatal diagnosis in at-risk pregnancies
Lab Method:
Capillary Sequencing

ORDERING

Test Code:
549
Turnaround Time:
4-6 weeks
Preferred Specimen:
2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube

BILLING

CPT Codes:
81302x1, 81304x1
New York Approved:
No
ABN Required:
Yes
Billing Information:
View Neurology Billing Policy
ICD Codes:
  • 315.3: Developmental speech or language disorder
  • 299: Pervasive developmental disorders
  • 315.9: Unspecified delay in development, Developmental disorder NOS, Learning disorder NOS
  • 299: Autistic disorder [0-1], Childhood autism, Infantile psychosis, Kanner's syndrome
* For price inquiries please email zebras@genedx.com

REFERENCES

  1. Zeev et al. J Child Neurol 17:20-24, 2002
  2. del Gaudio et al. Gene Med 8:784-792, 2006
  3. Van Esch H. et al. Am J Hum Genet 77,:442-453, 2005
  4. Neul et al. Neurology 70:1313-1321, 2008
  5. Bebbington et al. Neurology 70:868-875, 2008
  6. Debona et al. Eur J Hum Genet 8:325-330, 2000
  7. Hitchins et al. Am J Med Genet A 125:167-172, 2004
  8. Couvert et al. Hum Mol Genet 10:941-946, 2001
  9. Kleefstra et al. Eur J Hum Genet 12:24-28, 2004
  10. Abdul-Rahman et al. Genet Med 8:50-54, 2006
  11. Carney et al. Pediatr Neurol 28:205-211, 2003
  12. Villard. J Med Genet 44:417-423, 2007, Bunyan et al. Genet Test 12:373-376, 2008

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