The Atypical HUS Foundation

CCHMC - Genetic Testing

Important NOTE:

USA law protects Americans from discrimination in health insurance and employment with the 

Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) of 2008.

NIH – National Human Genome Research Institute:  an overview and resources regarding the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008.

Click HERE to View our Summary of aHUS Genetic Screening Labs in America

Thanks to CCHMC for the information they provided below regarding their aHUS Diagnostics Program.

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center offers a broad platform of molecular and cellular diagnostic testing for thrombotic microangiopathies (TMA), including atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) and thrombotic thrombocytopenia purpura (TTP).  Test results are incorporated in a customized summary, where clinical information is incorporated with the genetic, biochemical and functional test results.

Cincinnati Children’s has board-certified pediatric nephrologists, hematologists, molecular geneticists and genetic counselors to provide telephone or email consultations to referring physicians regarding test selection, clinical interpretation, medical management and follow-up testing, genetic counseling, and additional studies of at-risk family members

General Contact Information for Cincinnati Children’s:

Phone:  513-636-4530                       Fax:  513-636-8924            Email:  nephclinicallab@cchmc.org

 

Contact the thrombotic microangiopathy team: 

Dr. Ralph A. Gruppo          Director, Comprehensive Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center

Phone:  513-636-4269                                       Email:  ralph.gruppo@cchmc.org

Dr. Bradley P. Dixon

Phone:  513-636-4531                                       Email:  bradley.dixon@cchmc.org

 

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