Common gamma chain


Common Gamma Chain



Clinical indications

Abnormal in X-linked SCID (T-B+NK-)

Specimen requirement

2mls EDTA plus a healthy control sample. Please send 1ml extra EDTA for DNA storage

Dispatch and handling instructions

Samples should be less than 24 hours old. Stat-5 phosphorylation should also be done. This test should only be undertaken under the direction of a Consultant Immunologist/ Senior Clinical Scientist. External referrals must be discussed with Dr Kimberly Gilmour (020 7813 8466) or her deputy and accompanied by a completed referral form (available on website)

Turnaround time

5 days


Not applicable

Is it IS0 15189 accredited?