Also known as

Oxidative burst assay

Request a test

To request this test please send sample with a request providing patient ID (three identifiers), specimen information, assay required, relevant clinical details and sender information. Before sending sample please read details on requesting and labelling by clicking on the link. Please also refer to any additional information provided for this test. Download the referral form >

Additional information

A control sample is required

Sending address

Immunology Department
Level 4, Camelia Botnar Laboratories
Great Ormond Street Hospital
Great Ormond Street

Laboratory service


Sample requirements

1 ml EDTA (to be received in Immunology lab by 2pm on day of collection)

Reference range

Unstimulated cells: 0 - 20%; Stimaulted cells: 95%-100%

Turnaround time

3 days

Disease / group

Chronic Granulomatus Disease (CGD)


Upon request

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Please call in advance to ensure optimal processing of sample.


The Clinical Immunology Laboratory at GOSH provides a dedicated paediatric immunology service, supported by an expert scientific and clinical team.

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