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NPC1 Gene Sequencing

FORMS AND DOCUMENTS

TEST DETAILS

Genes:
NPC1
Disorders:
Clinical Utility:
  • Confirmation of a clinical diagnosis
  • Carrier testing in unaffected family members
  • Prenatal diagnosis in families with known mutation
Lab Method:
Capillary Sequencing Reflex to Exon Array

ORDERING

Test Code:
246
Turnaround Time:
4-5 weeks
Preferred Specimen:
2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube

BILLING

CPT Codes:
81406x1
New York Approved:
No
ABN Required:
Yes
Billing Information:
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ICD Codes:
  • 272.2: Mixed hyperlipidemia, Broad- or floating-betalipoproteinemia, Combined hyperlipidemia, Elevated cholesterol with elevated triglycerides NEC, Fredrickson Type IIb or III hyperlipoproteinemia, Hypercholesterolemia with endogenous hyperglyceridemia, Hyperbetalipoproteinemia with prebetalipoproteinemia, Tubo-eruptive xanthoma Xanthoma tuberosum
  • 330.2: Cerebral degeneration in generalized lipidoses; Code first underlying disease, as: Fabry's disease (272.7), Gaucher's disease (272.7), Niemann-Pick disease (272.7), sphingolipidosis (272.7)
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REFERENCES

  1. Millat et al., (2005) Mol Genet Metab 86:220-232
  2. Park et al., (2003) Hum Mut 22:313
  3. Verot et al., (2007) Clin Genet 71:320-30
  4. Sevin et al., (2007) Brain 130:120-133
  5. Fernandez-Valero et al., (2005) Clin Genet 68 :245-254

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