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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.

NAGS Gene Sequencing

FORMS AND DOCUMENTS

TEST DETAILS

Genes:
NAGS
Disorders:
Clinical Utility:
  • Confirmation of biochemical diagnosis
  • Differentiation between NAGS deficiency and CPS1 deficiency
  • Carrier testing
  • Prenatal diagnosis in at risk pregnancies
Lab Method:
Capillary Sequencing Reflex to Exon Array

ORDERING

Test Code:
478
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:
View Billing Policy
ICD Codes:
  • 270.6: Disorders of urea cycle metabolism, Argininosuccinic aciduria, Citrullinemia, Disorders of metabolism of ornithine, citrulline, argininosuccinic acid, arginine, and ammonia, Hyperammonemia, Hyperornithinemia
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REFERENCES

  1. Caldovid et al., (2010) Mol Genet Metab 100:513-519.
  2. Caldovid et al., (2007) Hum Mutat 28:754-759.

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