immunodeficiency


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Related to immunodeficiency: autoimmune disease, secondary immunodeficiency
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Antonyms for immunodeficiency

immunological disorder in which some part of the body's immune system is inadequate and resistance to infectious diseases is reduced

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According to World Health Organization (WHO), nearly 34 million people were diagnosed with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) in 2011 and 1.
A mild form of immunodeficiency may develop in chronic disorders, such as diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis, which reduce the immune system's ability to resist other diseases.
Homozygous loss of ICOS is associated with adult-onset common variable immunodeficiency.
The literature describes >200 cases of disseminated BCG infection in patients with primary immunodeficiency (1-7).
Even in patients who have an immunodeficiency that is, by itself, adequate to trigger disease, the coexistence of a partial immunodeficiency in another pathway of defense may worsen the clinical manifestations of the disease.
Soon after Tommy was born, Dana suspected an immunodeficiency problem when Tommy started getting random bruising and nonspecific symptoms she'd seen before.
Primary immunodeficiency is a rare hereditary condition that means that children are born without a fully functioning immune system.
The primary immunodeficiencies consist of a group of disorders that are caused by abnormalities of the immune system; the most common of these disorders involve the humoral disorders is common variable immunodeficiency (CVID), which is characterized by a decrease in the level of total immunoglobulin (Ig) G in addition to a reduction in the level of either IgA or IgM.
For instance, scientists are applying findings of studies of feline immunodeficiency virus in lions to learn about HIV, and study of a certain mutation in brown mice has promise in warding off leukemia in people.
Abstract: A woman with previously undiagnosed common variable immunodeficiency presented with diarrhea and volume depletion.
Although it was known by other names for several years, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) was first described in the early 1980s.
Cofactors for human immunodeficiency virus entry, into primary macrophages.
Inmates at a county jail, who had tested positive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), brought an action complaining of their conditions of confinement and inadequate medical care.
ENI) -- South Africa's Anglican archbishop has attacked the country's president, Thabo Mbeki, for questioning the scientific premise that the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) leads to AIDS.
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