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Chronic Granulomatous Disease (CGD)

Clinical Features and Laboratory Testing


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January 2010

Dr. Abraham and Dr. Joshi provide an overview of primary immunodeficiency (PID) and describe the clinical features and molecular pathogenesis of chronic granulomatous disease (CDG) and appropriate diagnostic laboratory tests.


  • Roshini S. Abraham, PhD, a consultant in theDivision of Clinical Biochemistry & Immunology and Director of the Cellular & Molecular Immunology Laboratory and also Director of the Jeffrey Modell Foundation Diagnostic Center for Primary Immunodeficiencies at Mayo Clinic
  • Avni Y. Joshi, MD, Instructor in Pediatrics and Medicine, Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease and Allergy/Immunology, Dept. of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine

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