What is the role of flow cytometry in the diagnosis of chronic granulomatous disease (CGD)?

Updated: Jul 29, 2019
  • Author: Roman J Nowicki, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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This test can also be used to diagnose chronic granulomatous disease. The principles are the same as for the NBT dye test, but a different dye is used. Additionally, X-linked carrier status can also be detected.


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