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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While the nuclear establishment will claim that not enough of these dangerous fission products would be ingested by any one individual to produce adverse health effects, Sternglass and I calculated that there is a significant degree of correlation between the varying degrees of geographic exposure to such fission products and mortality from cancer and other immune deficiency diseases (see chart).
Additionally, and as part of the criteria for selection as the initial preferred provider, US Bioservices has agreed to remain a core services supporter of IDF and to fund IDF research and patient services for primary immune deficiency diseases.
serving patients requiring subcutaneous immune globulin and IV Immune globulin (IVIG) for autoimmune and primary immune deficiency diseases.
The work has already helped doctors diagnose a severe form of epilepsy and immune deficiency diseases in children.
Reimbursement rates have caused the shift of some patient populations such as those with primary immune deficiency diseases and other rare diseases, from treatment in the physician office to treatment in the hospital outpatient department--arguably the worst setting for someone with a compromised immune system," he said at the subcommittee hearing.
Gastrointestinal and hepatic manifestations of primary immune deficiency diseases.
Immune deficiency diseases are a heterogeneous group of disorders characterised by an increased risk of infection.
The Anthony Nolan Trust, which works to find matching donors for patients with leukaemia and immune deficiency diseases, organised a zipwire event at Alnwick Castle both yesterday and Saturday to raise money for its work.

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