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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.

NEB Exon 55 Deletion

FORMS AND DOCUMENTS

TEST DETAILS

Genes:
NEB
Disorders:
Clinical Utility:
  • Confirmation of clinical diagnosis
  • Determination of inheritance pattern of NM in a new Ashkenazi Jewish patient (a sporadic autosomal dominant ACTA1 mutation versus two inherited nebulin recessive mutations)
  • Carrier testing in unaffected family members
  • Recurrence risk calculation
  • Prenatal diagnosis for couples with known mutations
Lab Method:
Long Range PCR

ORDERING

Test Code:
245
Turnaround Time:
3-4 weeks
Preferred Specimen:
2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube

BILLING

CPT Codes:
81408x1
New York Approved:
Yes
ABN Required:
Yes
Billing Information:
View Billing Policy
ICD Codes:
  • 359: Congenital hereditary, muscular dystrophy, Benign congenital myopathy, Central core disease, Centronuclear myopathy, Myotubular myopathy, Nemaline body disease
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REFERENCES

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  11. Wallgren-Pettersson C et Al., (2004) Neuromuscular Disord. 14: 461-70

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