hypogammaglobulinaemia


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Related to hypogammaglobulinaemia: transient hypogammaglobulinemia

hy·po·gam·ma·glob·u·lin·e·mi·a

(hī'pō-gam'ă-glob'yū-li-nē'mē-ă)
Decreased gamma fraction of serum globulin; associated with increased susceptibility to pyogenic infections.
Synonym(s): hypogammaglobulinaemia.

hypogammaglobulinaemia

Abnormally low levels of the immunoglobulin gammaglobulin in the blood. This is a feature of some kinds of immunodeficiency and can be corrected by monthly injections of gamma globulin.

hy·po·gam·ma·glob·u·lin·e·mi·a

(hī'pō-gam'ă-glob'yū-li-nē'mē-ă)
Decreased gamma fraction of serum globulin; associated with increased susceptibility to pyogenic infections.
Synonym(s): hypogammaglobulinaemia.
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The signs and symptoms of CVID include hypogammaglobulinaemia (IgG, IgA, and/or IgM), poor titre response to vaccination with polysaccharide and protein antigens (e.
Generally, the diagnosis of CVID can be made by demonstrating hypogammaglobulinaemia together with poor or absent response to immunization and characteristic clinical manifestation.
monoclonal band (or suspicion of a band) requiring IFE for confirmation, or (e) hypogammaglobulinaemia when suppression of the [gamma] region was evident (hypogammaglobulinaemia).
By our standard protocol, all samples in the probable monoclonal band (n = 79) and hypogammaglobulinaemia (n = 19) categories would proceed to serum IFE.
Increased susceptibility to Mycoplasma infection in patients with hypogammaglobulinaemia.
18 years) with primary immunodeficiency syndromes and myeloma or chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) with severe secondary hypogammaglobulinaemia and recurrent infections.