The spondylocostal dysostoses (SCDO) are a genetically heterogeneous group of axial skeletal disorders defined by segmentation defects throughout the vertebral column in combination with rib abnormalities.  The most common radiographic findings are multiple hemivertebrae, malalignment of the ribs, intercostal rib fusions, and reduced rib number.  Clinical features include short trunk, short neck, and scoliosis.  Pulmonary hypertension and other severe respiratory complicationsread more

Tests Available

By gene: TBX6
Sanger Sequencing
$650
Test Code: 1778
Deletion / Duplication
$680
Test Code: 1779
Sanger/Del Dup Comprehensive
$1,230
Test Code: 1780

Related Panels
Spondylocostal dysostosis NGS panel (6 genes)
NGS $1,100
Del Dup $990
Comp $1,940

Test Details

Technical Information
Genes: 
TBX6
Disease Groups: 
Skeletal Dysplasias
MIM: 
122600
Billing
Price: 
$650
CPT Codes: 
81479 x 1
Ordering
SKU:
1778
Turnaround Time: 
Typically 1 to 2 weeks from receipt of a sample in the laboratory. All cases involving ongoing pregnancies will be expedited.
Non-Prenatal Specimens: 
  1. Whole blood: purple-top (EDTA) tube, minimum of 3 ml
  2. Genomic DNA: minimum of 10 µg (at a concentration of at least 50 ng/µl)
  3. Fibroblasts: 4 confluent T-25 flasks
  4. Saliva: only samples collected in Oragene DNA Self-Collection Kit or Oragene Saliva Collection Kit for Young Children are accepted
Prenatal Specimens: 
  1. Cultured cells: 4 confluent T-25 flasks derived from amnio or CVS samples
  2. Genomic DNA: minimum of 10 µg (at a concentration of at least 50 ng/µl)
Shipping: 

Ship all specimen types at room temperature by overnight courier. Do not freeze.

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