Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency Type 1

Test investigation

Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency Type 1

Laboratory offering test

Referral laboratory

Also known as/Frequency of test

CD18 Expression, LAD


The assay analyses CD18/11a and 11b expression on monocytes, lymphocytes and granulocytes

Comments precautions

A healthy control sample (unrelated) is required for the assay. Leukocyte adhesion deficiency (LAD) type I is an autosomal recessive deficiency of CD18. It is extremely rare, please discuss with Immunology.

Sample type


Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD

2 weeks