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In observance of Thanksgiving, GeneDx will be closed and will not accept specimens on Thursday, November 26, 2015. We will accept specimens but operate on a modified schedule on Friday, November 27, 2015.  We will resume our normal schedule on Saturday, November 28, 2015.  If you have any questions or inquiries, please call us at 301-519-2100 or email us at

RLBP1 Gene Sequencing



Clinical Utility:
  • Confirmation of a clinical diagnosis.
  • Differential diagnosis: Dietary vitamin A deficiency, vitamin A deficiency resulting from a lack of lipoprotein (Bassen-Kornzweig syndrome), a lack of serum retinoid-binding protein, gyrate atrophy or choroideremia.
  • Development of an appropriate management plan.
  • Prenatal diagnosis in families, in which the pathogenic mutation(s) have been identified.
Lab Method:
Capillary Sequencing


Test Code:
Turnaround Time:
6-7 weeks
Preferred Specimen:
2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube
Alternative Specimen:
Oral Rinse (30-40 mL), Dried Blood Spots, Buccal Brushes


CPT Codes:
New York Approved:
ABN Required:
Billing Information:
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* For ICD9 to ICD10 conversion please follow this link
ICD-9 Codes:
  • 368.6: Night blindness, unspecified
  • 368.63: Abnormal dark adaptation curve, Abnormal threshold of cones or rods, Delayed adaptation of cones or rods
  • 743.53: Chorioretinal degeneration, congenital
  • 368.61: Congenital night blindness, Hereditary night blindness, Oguchi's disease
  • 368.69: Other night blindness
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