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MEFV Select Exons Sequencing

FORMS AND DOCUMENTS

TEST DETAILS

Genes:
MEFV
Disorders:
Clinical Utility:
  • Confirmation of a clinical diagnosis
  • To assist in determining the most appropriate therapy, as the response to specific therapeutic modalities depends on the diagnosis
  • Recurrence risk
  • Carrier testing in at-risk family members
  • Prenatal diagnosis
Lab Method:
Capillary Sequencing

ORDERING

Test Code:
214
Turnaround Time:
4-5 weeks
Preferred Specimen:
2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube

BILLING

CPT Codes:
81404x1
New York Approved:
Yes
ABN Required:
Yes
Billing Information:
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ICD Codes:
  • 277.3: Amyloidosis
  • 279.4: Autoimmune disease, not elsewhere classified
  • 277.31: Familial Mediterranean fever, Benign paroxysmal peritonitis, Hereditary amyloid nephropathy, Periodic familial polyserositis, Recurrent polyserositis
  • 713.7: Other general diseases with articular involvement Code first underlying disease, as: amyloidosis (277.30-277.39), familial Mediterranean fever (277.31) sarcoidosis (135)
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REFERENCES

  1. Aksentijevich et al., (1999) Am J Hum Genet 64:949-962
  2. Touitou (2001) Eur J Hum Genet 9:473-483
  3. Booty et al., (2009) Arth Rheum 60:1851-1861

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