antibody deficiency

antibody deficiency

A nonspecific term which encompasses both agammaglobulinemia and hypogammaglobulinemia, regardless of whether the deficiency is an isolated phenomenon or the age of onset.
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers found that mutations in the CD81 gene are the genetic cause of antibody deficiency.
Anti-D immunoglobulin treatment for throm-bocytopenia associated with primary antibody deficiency.
Chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis with selective antibody deficiency
An inadequate response to 4 or 5 of the 5 tested serotypes indicates a specific antipolysaccharide antibody deficiency.
There are no rigid standards regarding the diagnosis of immunoglobulin deficiency (hypogammaglobulinemia), although an IgG value below 3 g per liter (300 mg per deciliter), other than in early childhood, is strongly suggestive of antibody deficiency and--at the very least -- requires careful clinical monitoring.
Some experts in immunodeficiency diseases recommend that IgE be measured if an antibody deficiency state is being considered.
Infusions of replacement antibodies (immunoglobulins) can help supplement the immune system to prevent infection in the nearly three-quarters of people living with PI whose disease is due to an antibody deficiency.
Infusions of replacement antibodies (immunoglobulins or Ig) can help supplement the immune system to prevent infection in nearly three-quarters of those people living with PID whose disease is tied to an antibody deficiency.
We identified specific antipolysaccharide antibody deficiency, IgA and/or IgG subclass deficiency, Gm(n) allotype, and MBL2 genotype as significant factors that contribute to increased susceptibility to recurrent respiratory infections.
The results of the North American study demonstrate that SCIg is safe and highly effective in preventing serious infections in patients with antibody deficiency," said Hans Ochs, M.
Infusions of replacement antibodies (immunoglobulins) can help supplement the immune system to prevent infection in nearly three-quarters of those people living with PI whose disease is due to an antibody deficiency.