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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.

RP2 Gene Sequencing

FORMS AND DOCUMENTS

TEST DETAILS

Genes:
RP2
Disorders:
Clinical Utility:
  • Confirmation of clinical diagnosis
  • Identification of female carriers for a mutation with a mild phenotype
  • Establish the mode of inheritance
  • Prenatal diagnosis in at risk pregnancies
  • Pre-symptomatic testing
Lab Method:
Capillary Sequencing

ORDERING

Test Code:
326
Turnaround Time:
5-6 weeks
Preferred Specimen:
2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube
Alternative Specimen:
Oral Rinse (30-40 mL), Dried Blood Spots

BILLING

CPT Codes:
81479x1
New York Approved:
No
ABN Required:
Yes
Billing Information:
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ICD Codes:
  • 743.55: Congenital macular changes
  • 362.76: Dystrophies primarily involving the retinal pigment epithelium, Fundus flavimaculatus, Vitelliform dystrophy
  • 743.53: Chorioretinal degeneration, congenital
  • 743.56: Other retinal changes, congenital
  • 362.75: Other dystrophies
  • 362.74: Pigmentary retinal dystrophy, Retinal dystrophy, albipunctate, Retinitis pigmentosa
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REFERENCES

  1. Dandekar et al (2004) Br J Ophthalmol 88:528-532
  2. Prokisch et al., (2007) Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 48:4012-4018
  3. Sharon et al. (2003) Am. J. Hum. Genet. 73:1131-1146
  4. Garcia-Hoyos et al., (2006) Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 47:3777-3782
  5. Jin et al., (2006) Molecular Vision 12:1167-1174

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