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Typical SCID

Describes cases with less than 300 T cells/L

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Leaky SCID

Describes cases with incomplete mutations in genes. Disease is more late onset. 300-1500 T cells/L

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Variant SCID

Describes cases with no known gene defects and 300-1500 T cells/L That have impaired functions.

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How do you treat SCID?

Bone marrow transplants, bubbles, enzyme replacement therapy, gene therapy

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