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The Diagnostic Center for Heritable Immunodeficiencies (DCHI) at Cincinnati Children’s is the largest and most specialized center in North America for the diagnosis of rare primary immunodeficiencies, bone marrow failure syndromes and other disorders of the immune system. The DCHI has been recognized as a center of excellence by the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies and the Jeffrey Modell Foundation.
We are introducing new next-generation sequencing (NGS) panels for the following disorders:
NGS panels are also available for:
Other disorders for which the DCHI offers rapid screening and genetic diagnostic testing include Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome (WAS), X-linked lymphoproliferative disease (XLP) and X-linked immune dysregulation, polyendocrinopathy enteropathy syndrome (IPEX).
> Visit our HLH Center of Excellence pages for more information about the treatment of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis.
Molecular Genetics LaboratoryHigh-quality molecular genetic testing and sophisticated interpretation of results by clinical and genetics experts
Diagnostic Immunology LaboratoryCorrelated functional assays for a wide range of immune diseases
Immunodeficiencies and Histiocytosis Program (Clinical)Experienced medical management including one of the country’s largest stem cell transplantation programs
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Next-generation sequencing (NGS) is a method of sequencing multiple genes at one time. NGS involves randomly fragmenting a patient's DNA, sequencing these fragments and bioinformatically fitting the pieces back together. NGS can be a more efficient solution for you and your patients if more than one or two genes are being tested at once.
> Tests Offered page: Find test information sheets and requisitions
> Download a clinician’s guide for genetic testing for primary immunodeficiencies, bone marrow failure syndromes and related disorders
Need help in determining the most efficient sequence of testing for your patients? See our algorithms for:
> Familial hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH)> Autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome (ALPS)> Fanconi anemia
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