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Nomal cell mediated; Low levels of all immunoglobulins; tyrosine kinase deficiency

x-Linked agammaglobulinemia/Bruton's Agammaglobulinemia

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6 mos male infant; recurrent pyogenic and enteroviral infections; recurrent giardiasis

x-Linked agammaglobulinemia/Bruton's Agammaglobulinemia

3

Failure of isotype switching; do not give gamma globulin

Selective IgA deficiency

4

Defect in B-cell maturation to plasma cells; Most common form of severe antibody deficiency affecting both children and adults

Common Variable Immunodeficiency

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CATCH 22 = DiGeorge Syndrome

Cardiac Anomalies (TOF); Abnormal Fascies; Thymic aplasia; Cleft Palate; Hypocalcemia; 22q11.2 Chromosomal Deletion

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specific T-cell defeciency for Candida Albicans

Chronic Mucocutaneous Candidiasis

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X-linked defect in IL-2 receptors in T-cells

SCID

8

autosomal Adenosine deaminase deficiency

SCID

9

Inability to mount IgM response

Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome

10

WASP Gene Mutation (how do you TIE a WASP?)

Thrombocytopenia, Infections, Eczema, WASP Mutation)

11

ATI of Ataxia-Telangiectasia

Ataxia, Telangectasia, IgA deficiency

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Lack of NADPH Oxidase activity; Failure of oxidative burst

Chronic Granulomatous Disease

13

Diagnostic Test for Chronic Granulomatous Disease

Nitroblue Tetrazolium

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Autosomal recessive; failure of phaglysosomal fusion presenting as recurrent pyogenic infections caused by staph and strep

Chediak-Higashi Syndrome

15

Mutation in integrins; defective adhesion (LFA-1) proteins on the surface phagocytes

Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency

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Most common complement defect

C2 deficiency

17

c5-c9 deficiency

Terminal complement deficiency