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Synonyms for SCID

a congenital disease affecting T cells that can result from a mutation in any one of several different genes

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The PCR-based test for SCID is based on looking for a minimum number of T-cell receptor excision circles (TRECs) within naive T cells.
Cowan and his UCSF colleagues have discovered the approximate location of the SCID gene on chromosome 10, although the reasonfor the genetic defect has not yet been determined.
A 6-year-old boy with a case of leaky SCID had been excreting poliovirus for 2 years.
SCID is a group of disorders characterized by a severe defect in T cell production and function.
Four nonparalytic SCID patients were found to be excreting type 2 iVDPVs; two of these patients (one each from Tehran and Ardebil provinces) died; the other two were from Golestan and Kermanshah provinces.
En estos estudios de calibracion clinica del CIDI, en comparacion con las entrevistas de reevaluacion clinica utilizando la Entrevista Diagnostica Estructurada SCID para el DSM-IV, reportan buena validez general.
Results: Substantial to excellent CIDI to SCID concordance was found for any substance use disorder (area under the receiver operator characteristic curve [AUC] = 0.
Additional testing is required for a SCID diagnosis.
A newborn screening test for severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) reliably identifies infants with this life-threatening inherited condition, leading to prompt treatment and high survival rates, according to a study led by Jennifer Puck, pediatric immunologist at Benioff Children's Hospital at the University of California, San Francisco, who also found that SCID affects approximately one in 58,000 newborns, indicating that the disorder is less rare than previously thought.
The SCID is a highly specialized investigation service that is responsible for examining complaints concerning the conduct of government officials and public servants in terms of their involvement in corruption in the Netherlands.
The most common treatment for SCID is bone marrow transplantation, which has been successful using either a matched related or unrelated donor, or a half-matched donor, who could be either parent.
The dietary effect of phytosterols (PS) versus cholesterol on the growth and metastasis of the PC-3 human prostate cancer cells in SCID mice was studied.
Consequently, using such equations in people with SCID would result in gross overestimation of their renal function that will increase the risk of toxicity and/or adverse drug reactions.