HAX1 Gene Sequencing

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Test Details

  • Confirmation of a clinical diagnosis
  • Prenatal diagnosis
  • Capillary Sequencing


3 weeks
2-5 mL Blood - Lavender Top Tube
Oral Rinse (30-40 mL)|Dried Blood Spots|Buccal Brushes


  • 288 Diseases of white blood cells Excludes: leukemia (204.0-208.9)
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  2. Carlsson G, et al, Central nervous system involvement in severe congenital neutropenia: neurological and neuropsychological abnormalities associated with specific HAX1mutations, J Int Med 264:388, 2008
  3. Germeshausen M, et al. Novel HAX1 mutations in patients with severe congenital neutropenia reveal isoform-dependent genotype-phenotype correlations, Blood 111:4954, 2008
  4. Matsubara K, et. al, Severe developmental delay and epilepsy in a Japanese patient with severe congenital neutropenia due to HAX1 deficiency, Haematologica 92(12):e123-5, 2007
  5. Klein C., et al, HAX1 deficiency causes autosomal recessive severe congenital neutropenia (Kostmann disease), Nature Genetics 39:86-90, 2007
  6. Kostmann, R. Infantile genetic agranulocytosis (Agranulocytosis infantilis hereditaria): a new recessive lethal disease in man, Acta Paediatr. 45 (suppl) 1-78. 1956