Chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) is a primary immunodeficiency disorder of phagocytes that results from the impaired killing of fungi and bacteria, which can lead to severe, recurrent, and life-threatening infections.1
of CGD Review information about CGD, including pathophysiology, common signs and symptoms, and the pathogens that may indicate CGD.
for CGD The dihydrorhodamine (DHR) test is the preferred test for CGD. See examples of histograms that can help diagnose and identify carriers of CGD and request a DHR Collection Kit.
Using the DHR
Collection Kit Watch a short video about how to help make sure the DHR Collection Kit is used correctly and that samples are processed accurately.
1. Leiding JW, Holland SM. Chronic granulomatous disease. In: Pagon RA, Adam MP, Ardinger HH, et al, eds. GeneReviews®. Seattle, WA: University of Washington, Seattle; 1993-2018.