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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Of 946 patients with primary immunodeficiency, including 29 with severe combined immunodeficiencies, diagnosed from 1980 through 2006 at the Children's Memorial Health Institute in Warsaw, adverse events after BCG vaccination were observed in 16 (8,9).
4), the most striking result was that the coexistence of two or more partial immunodeficiencies was significantly higher in the patient group than among healthy controls, suggesting that the combination of partial deficiencies is a strong trigger of the clinical manifestations of immunodeficiency.
Primary immunodeficiencies in Switzerland: First report of the national registry in adults and children.
Alain Fischer, MD of the Hopital Necker in Paris, France and colleagues reported long-term results for 919 patients with primary immunodeficiencies treated with hematopoietic stem cell transplantation at 37 European Centers between 1968 and 1999.
Seventy-five percent of all primary immunodeficiencies are disorders of antibody production," he said.
Immune Globulin Subcutaneous[Human]) for the treatment of primary and secondary immunodeficiencies (PI and SID) were presented by CSL Behring at the 16[sup.
Untreated primary immunodeficiencies may be characterized by frequent life-threatening infections and debilitating illnesses.
16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, over $1 million dollars were awarded for translational research by the Jeffrey Modell Foundation (JMF), a global non-profit organization dedicated to early diagnosis, appropriate treatments and public awareness of genetic immune deficiency diseases, known as Primary Immunodeficiencies (PI).
The mission of the Foundation includes research, physician education, patient support, government advocacy, and public awareness of primary immunodeficiencies.
Primary Immunodeficiencies (PI) are genetic defects of the immune system that are often chronic, serious, and can be fatal.
Primary immunodeficiencies are genetic diseases characterized by increased susceptibility to infection and affect as many as 50,000 individuals in the U.
Throughout their lives, people with primary immunodeficiencies are more susceptible to infections, endure recurrent health problems and often develop serious and debilitating illnesses.

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