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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

RET Del/Dup



Clinical Utility:
  • 1. Confirmation of a clinical diagnosis
  • 2. Determination of appropriate screening and surgical management
  • 3. Identification of at-risk family members
  • 4. Prenatal diagnosis
Lab Method:
Exon Array CGH


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


CPT Codes:
New York Approved:
ABN Required:
Billing Information:
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ICD Codes:
  • 751.3: Hirschsprung's disease and other congenital functional disorders of colon, Aganglionosis, Congenital dilation of colon, Congenital megacolon, Marcrocolon
  • 227: Adrenal gland, Suprarenal gland
  • 193: Malignant neoplasm of thyroid gland, Thyroglossal duct
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  1. Mulligan, L.M. et al., Specific mutations of the RET proto-oncogene are related to disease phenotype in MEN 2A and FMTC. Nat Genet. 6: 70-4, 1994
  2. Mulligan, L.M. et al., Genotype-phenotype correlation in multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2: report of the International RET Mutation Consortium. J Intern Med. 238: 343-6, 1995
  3. Elisei, R et al., RET genetic screening in patients with medullary thyroid cancer and their relatives: Experience with 807 individuals at one center. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92(12)4725-4729, 2007
  4. Heshmati HM, et al. Genetic testing in medullary thyroid carcinoma syndromes: mutation types and clinical significance. Mayo Clin Proc 72(5):430-436, 1997
  5. Wiench M et al. Estimation of risk of inherited medullary thyroid carcinoma in apparent sporadic patients. J Clin Oncol 19(5):1374-1380, 2001
  6. Shirahama S et al. Mutational analysis of the RET proto-oncogene in 71 Japanese patients with medullary thyroid carcinoma. J Hum Genet 43:101-106, 1998
  7. Yip, L. et al., Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2: Evaluation of the Genotype-Phenotype Relationship. Arch Surg. 138: 409-16, 2003

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