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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 zebras@genedx.com.

TINF2 Exon 6 Sequencing

FORMS AND DOCUMENTS

TEST DETAILS

Genes:
TINF2
Disorders:
Clinical Utility:
  • Confirmation of a clinical diagnosis.
  • Carrier testing for family members of the affected patient
  • Confirmation that a potential hematopoietic stem cell transplant donor is not affected
  • Prenatal diagnosis in at-risk pregnancies
Lab Method:
Capillary Sequencing

ORDERING

Test Code:
414
Turnaround Time:
3-4 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:
View Billing Policy
ICD Codes:
  • 284: Constitutional aplastic anemia
* For price inquiries please email zebras@genedx.com

REFERENCES

  1. Walne AJ et al, TINF2 Mutations result in very short telomeres: analysis of a large cohort of patients with dyskeratosis congenita and related bone marrow failure syndromes. 2008, Blood 112:3594-3600
  2. Savage SA et al, TINF2, a Component of the Shelterin Telomere Protection Complex, Is Mutated in Dyskeratosis Congenita. 2008, The American Journal of Human Genetics 82:501-509

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