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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.

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:
View Billing Policy
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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