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Immunodeficiency

Chapter 10_IV Immunology

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It is the most common primary immunodeficiency. It is inherited. It is an extracellular bacterial infections of the mucosal surfaces, leading to respiratory, urogenital, and gastrointestinal infections. There is no specific immuno Selective IgA deficiency
In a Selective IgA deficiency, the low secretory IgA (sIgA) concentration predisposes patients to extracellular bacterial infections of the mucosal surfaces, leading to_________. Some affected indiv respiratory, urogenital, and gastrointestinal infections
It is a defect in the ability of phagocytes to kill bacteria. The disease is caused by a genetic defect in the production of oxygen radicals that are important for intracellular and extracellular killing of bacteria. Chronic granulomatous disease (CGD)
_________ produce a transient immunodeficiency. Acute infections
It is the more common subtype of human immunodeficiency virus in the United States and western Europe. HIV-1
bone marrow transplantation Severe combined immunodeficiency disorders (SCIDs) occur in the first few months postnatally, & survival for longer than 1 yr is rare without successful _________________.
Chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) It is a defect in the ability of phagocytes to kill bacteria. The disease is caused by a genetic defect in the production of oxygen radicals that are important for intracellular and extracellular killing of bacteria.
X-linked The Chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) is a defect that can occur in any of the four proteins essential for producing oxygen radicals, but the most common defect is______.
_________ act in concert with genetic predisposition to induce disease.
Antithyroid autoimmunity This is an example of Organ-specific disorder.
Organ-specific disorders These disorders are limited to and directed specifically against self-antigen in a single organ. Lesions and clinical symptoms are limited primarily to that organ.
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