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State-of-the-Art Testing Helps Ensure Accurate PCD Diagnosis

The Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Center at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital in Cleveland offers a complete range of sophisticated testing options in order to accurately diagnose primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) in both children and adults. Our experts have specialized training in interpreting the results of these tests in order to develop a comprehensive and individualized treatment plan for each patient.

Testing We Offer

As the only fully accredited PCD center in Ohio, we offer the following testing capabilities for PCD:

  • Nasal nitric oxide test
  • Ciliary biopsy with electron microscopy and cell culture
  • Genetic testing for PCD
  • Full range of other pulmonology/ENT tests as needed, including:
    • Lung function
    • Bronchoscopy
    • Specialized ear and sinus testing
    • Genetic evaluation
  • Respiratory therapy support