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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

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Clinical Utility:
  • Confirmation of clinical diagnosis
  • Identification of the specific gene defect(s) to allow
  • Identification of non-expressing mutation carriers in families with an affected member
  • Prenatal diagnosis for the specific mutation in the family
  • Prenatal diagnosis in a fetus based on ultrasound findings suggestive of holoprosencephaly
Lab Method:
Exon Array CGH


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


CPT Codes:
88271x10, 88291x1
New York Approved:
ABN Required:
Billing Information:
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ICD Codes:
  • 742.2: Reduction deformities of brain Absence of part of brain, Agenesis of part of brain, Agyria Aplasia of part of brain, Arhinencephaly, Holoprosencephaly, Hypoplasia of part of brain Microgyria
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