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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

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Clinical Utility:
  • 1. Confirmation of a clinical diagnosis
  • 2. To assist in determining the most appropriate therapy, as the response to specific therapeutic modalities depends on the diagnosis
  • 3. Recurrence risk
  • 4. Carrier testing in at-risk family members
  • 5. Prenatal diagnosis
Lab Method:
Exon Array CGH


Test Code:
Turnaround Time:
3-4 weeks
Preferred Specimen:
2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube


CPT Codes:
New York Approved:
ABN Required:
Billing Information:
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ICD Codes:
  • 288: Neutropenia Decreased, Absolute Neutrophil Count (ANC); Use additional code for any associated: fever (780.61), mucositis (478.11, 528.00-528.09, 538, 616.81) (776.7)
  • 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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