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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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Serotype 2 iVDPV has been the most prevalent serotype detected in immunodeficient patients (64%), followed by serotypes 1 (21%) and 3 (15%) (18): our series showed similar findings.
The histological structure of the tissue and cells of the investigated PDX models were similar when implanted subcutaneously in humanized or immunodeficient mice, and still closely resembled the patient donor material.
A recombinant vaccine would be far less sensitive to temperature and would not require immunodeficient mice in the manufacturing process, thereby making the finished product much more cost effective and practical for on-ranch use.
Testicular tissue grafting into immunodeficient mice has become an interesting and promising scientific tool for the generation of gametes and the study of testicular function.
Probiotic effects of feeding heat-killed Lactobacillus acidophilus and Lactobacillus casei to Candida albicans-colonized immunodeficient mice.
12,26,27) When sorted by flow cytometry, tumor cells expressing the above molecules were more tumorigenic when transplanted into immunodeficient mice than were all of the other types of cells in the tumor.
A normal Ga-67 scan of the chest of an immunodeficient patient excludes infection with a high degree of certainty.
After cancer tissues from colon cancer patients were transplanted and passaged in immunodeficient mice, cancer stem cells were isolated and cancer stem cell lines capable of being stably cultured in a highly pure form were established.
In another experiment, cells taken from women with endometriosis were transplanted under the kidney capsules of immunodeficient mice.
One of the reasons of immunodeficient conditions is a destruction of immunoregulatory processes, supported by Th1- and Th2-lymphocytes.
Eight hundred ninety six cases of cryptosporidiosis have been reported to center for disease control (CDC) in immunodeficient patients from 1981 to 1986.
All seven reported cases were immunodeficient patients.

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