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In observance of the holidays, GeneDx will be closed for business on Thursday, December 25, 2014 and on Thursday, January 1, 2015. We will be unable to receive and process specimens. FedEx and UPS will also not be in operation. Except for the aforementioned dates, GeneDx will operate on our normal schedule (Monday-Saturday), including December 24th and December 31st.  If you have any questions or inquiries, please call us at 301-519-2100 or email us at

Prenatal Anophthalmia/Microphthalmia Panel & Del/Dup



OTX2, SOX2, VSX2 (CHX10)
Clinical Utility:
  • Full sequencing testing for fetuses with prenatal ultrasound findings suggestive of anophthalmia/microphthalmia
Lab Method:


Test Code:
Turnaround Time:
2-3 weeks
Preferred Specimen:
20 mL Amniotic Fluid
Alternative Specimen:
20 mg CVS, 2 T25 flasks of cultured amniocytes, 2 T25 flasks of cultured chorionic villi


CPT Codes:
81479x1, 81265x1, 88235x1, 88271x10, 88291x1
New York Approved:
ABN Required:
Billing Information:
View Prenatal Billing Policy
ICD Codes:
  • 655.2: Hereditary disease in family possibly affecting fetus [0,1,3]
  • 655.8: Other known or suspected fetal abnormality, not elsewhere classified [0,1,3] Suspected damage to fetus from: environmental toxins intrauterine contraceptive device
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