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XLRS1 (RS1) Gene Sequencing

FORMS AND DOCUMENTS

TEST DETAILS

Genes:
XLRS1 (RS1)
Disorders:
Clinical Utility:
  • Confirmation of a clinical diagnosis
  • Development of an appropriate management plan
  • Prenatal diagnosis in families with a defined mutation
Lab Method:
Capillary Sequencing

ORDERING

Test Code:
2571
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:
  • 362.73: Vitreoretinal dystrophies, Juvenile retinoschisis
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REFERENCES

  1. The Retinoschisis Consortium, Functional implications of the spectrum of mutations found in 234 cases with X-linked juvenile retinoschisis, Human Molecular Genetics 7:1185-1192 (1998)
  2. Hiriyanna, K.T. et al., Novel mutations in XLRS1 causing retinoschisis, including first evidence of putative leader sequence change, Human Mutation 14:423-427 (1999)
  3. Sieving PA et al., Juvenile Retinoschisis: A Model For Molecular Diagnostic Testing of X-Linked Ophthalmic Disease, Am Ophth Soc Vol XCV11 (1999)

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