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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.

NPC2 Gene Sequencing

FORMS AND DOCUMENTS

TEST DETAILS

Genes:
NPC2
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:
247
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:
81404x1
New York Approved:
No
ABN Required:
Yes
Billing Information:
View Billing Policy
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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