immunodeficiency

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immunodeficiency

a deficiency in or breakdown of a person's immune system

immunodeficiency

[¦im·yə‚nō·də′fish·ən·sē]
(immunology)
Any defect of antibody function or cell-mediated immunity.
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It is not possible however, to decide whether AIHA was due to CVID complication, Intragam infusion, or underlying infection.
Alec is the rare exception, having been diagnosed so early; Allissa, who was diagnosed just six months ago, is the norm, as CVID takes an average of 9.
In this article, we report 2 new cases of concomitant CVID and cranial MALT lymphoma, and the only 2 reported cases in which the MALT lymphomas were found outside the parotid gland.
This is the first risk susceptibility gene for CVID identified by a genome-wide association study that does not code for the HLA complex," said Hakonarson.
The diagnosis of CVID is made by detecting a decrease in at least two immunoglobulin isotypes (IgG, IgA, or IgM) by two or more standard deviations below the mean.
For the treatment of the GI manifestations of CVID, apilimod mesylate is being studied in a small open-label Phase 2a trial, in which tissue from patients will be examined in order to understand the direct impact of the compound on the GI tract.
With the draft report also failing to mention the CVID demand by Japan, South Korea and the United States, the six-party talks are likely to hit a snag if China decides to present the report in line with the draft.
The conference sources said Kim maintained the North's position in his remarks the previous day, urging the United States to withdraw the CVID demand and accept the freeze-for-compensation initiative.
However, based on the data we have reviewed to date, we currently have no plans to continue development in CVID.
The one thing that I do know is that whatever they are doing or not doing they will not force us or pressure us into any kind of a deal that is anything short of CVID (complete, verifiable and irreversible dismantlement),'' he said.
The talks will likely discuss mainly the CVID (complete, verifiable and irreversible dismantling) issue,'' Lee said.
We have been granted orphan drug status for treatment of CVID patients