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In observance of Labor Day, GeneDx will be closed and will not accept specimens on Monday, September 7, 2015.  We will resume our normal schedule on Tuesday, September 8, 2015.  If you have any questions or inquiries, please call us at 301-519-2100 or email us at zebras@genedx.com.

OTC Gene Sequencing (Males)

FORMS AND DOCUMENTS

TEST DETAILS

Genes:
OTC
Disorders:
Clinical Utility:
  • Confirmation of biochemical diagnosis
  • Identification of males with partial enzyme deficiency
  • Prenatal diagnosis in at risk pregnancies
Lab Method:
Capillary Sequencing

ORDERING

Test Code:
313
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:
81405x1
New York Approved:
No
ABN Required:
Yes
Billing Information:
View Neurology Billing Policy
ICD Codes:
  • 277.8: Other specified disorders of metabolism
  • 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. Ogino et al., (2007) Kobe J Med Sci 53:229-240
  2. Luksan et al., (2010) Hum Mutat 31:E1294-303
  3. Tuchman, M., et al., (1998) Mol Genet Metab 21:40S- 58S
  4. Bowlig et al., (1999) Am J Med Genet 85:452
  5. Yamaguchi, S., et al, (2006) Hum Mutat 27(7):626-632
  6. Tuchman, M., et al, (2002) Hum Mutat 19 :93-107

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