Common Gamma Chain Expression :Diagnostic


Mutation in cytokine receptor common gamma chain

Also known as

X-linked T-B+ SCID

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Additional information

A control sample is required. Samples that are suspected of deficiency or abnormal will be activated for genetic analysis.

Sending address

Immunology Department
Level 4, Camelia Botnar Laboratories
Great Ormond Street Hospital
Great Ormond Street

Laboratory service


Sample requirements

1 ml EDTA

Reference range

Normal if >50% expression on lymphocytes

Turnaround time

7 days

Disease / group

X-linked SCID (T-B+NK-), common gamam chain SCID


Upon request

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