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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Primary immune deficiency diseases include a group of more than 100 disorders in which part of the body's immune system is missing or does not function properly.
BALTIMORE -- BALTIMORE, June 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from the first nationwide benchmark report of patients treated for primary immune deficiency diseases (PIDDs) released today at the Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF) National Conference show that the genetic diseases once thought to be a pediatric problem now effect more adults than children.
ADMA is pursuing an indication for the use of this specialty IGIV product for treatment of patients diagnosed with primary immune deficiency diseases, or PIDD.
Lord Mayor Alex Maskey revealed the prize as Martin, who suffers from an immune deficiency disease, was at school assembly.
This cell damage can lead to cancer, heart disease, immune deficiency disease, memory loss, and aging.
After several medical evaluations, physicians discovered Lawrence had an immune deficiency disease called Major Histocompatibility Complex Class II deficiency.
Scientists had known that people with a form of severe combined immune deficiency disease (SCID) that is linked to the X chromosome lacked this gamma chain.
5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF), the national patient organization for persons with primary immunodeficiency diseases, commends the state of Ohio for their decision to add Severe Combined Immune Deficiency Disease (SCID), to the list of conditions that all newborns in the state are screened for at birth beginning July 29, 2013.
This is the second blood drive in honor of Alec Rastad, a 12-year-old Westboro boy with common variable immune deficiency disease, a rare disorder that leaves his immune system vulnerable to dangerous infections.
The trust was established by Shirley Nolan in an attempt to save her son Anthony, who suffered from an immune deficiency disease.

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