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Flashcards in Immunodeficiency Deck (13):
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FTT, gastroenteritis, resp tract infections, lymphopenia, opportunistic infection =?

SCID

2

SCID treatment?

stem cell transplant
Somatic gene therapy

3

Recurrent pyogenic bacterial infection=?

B cell immunodeficiency

4

Chronic granulomatous disease is a type of?

Phagocyte deficiency

5

IgA deficiency and common variable immune deficiency are types of what?

B cell immunodeficiency

6

Who will X linked agammaglobulinaemia present in?

Young boys

7

Recurrent prolonged infection that responds poorly to antibiotics. Often staphylococcal, skin and mucous membranes. Supporative lymphadenopathy.

These are symptoms of what?

Phagocyte deficiency

8

What protein is affected in chronic granulomatous disease?

gp91

9

Type of inheritance in chronic granulomatous disease?

X linked recessive

10

Increased susceptibility to bacterial infection =?

C3 deficiency

11

Recurrent neisseria men. infection (meningococcal meningitis)?

C5-8 deficiency

12

Malar rash, arthralgia, fever, glomerular nephritis, vasculitis?

C1,2,4 deficiency

13

How to test complement deficiency?

RBC + RBC antibody = haemolysis