Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD)

Respiratory Syndromes Associated with Congenital Abnormalities of Mucociliary Clearance

An online resource providing information for physicians and patients on laboratory analyses of

  • Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia
  • Immotile Cilia Syndrome
  • Kartagener’s Syndrome


This website is for informational use only. The Department of Pediatrics, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and UNC Hospitals do not assume any responsibility for errors, inaccuracies, or omissions appearing on this website. This site cannot provide the expertise to make or confirm a diagnosis of Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia or any other pulmonary disease or to treat individuals with such conditions. This resource is not a substitute for seeking medical evaluation and care by a qualified physician.

This site is not pertinent for referral in episodes involving shortness of breath, difficulty in breathing, or wheezing. If you or a child in your care experience these symptoms seek medical assistance immediately by going to a hospital emergency room or urgent care center, or call your doctor or 911.

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Johnny L. Carson, Ph.D.
UNC Department of Pediatrics
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