agammaglobulinemia

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a·gam·ma·glob·u·lin·e·mi·a

 (ā-găm′ə-glŏb′yə-lə-nē′mē-ə)
n.
A congenital or acquired deficiency of gamma globulins in the blood.
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Noun1.agammaglobulinemia - a rare immunological disorder characterized by the virtual absence of gamma globulin in the blood and consequent susceptibility to infectionagammaglobulinemia - a rare immunological disorder characterized by the virtual absence of gamma globulin in the blood and consequent susceptibility to infection
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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a·gam·ma·glob·u·lin·e·mi·a

n. agammaglobulinemia, deficiencia de gamma globulina en la sangre.

agammaglobulinemia

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The global primary immunodeficiency diseases market report estimates the market size (Revenue USD million - 2013 to 2020) for key market segments based on the disease types (antibody deficiency - agammaglobulinaemia, common variable immune deficiency, IgG subclass deficiency, SIgAD; cellular immunodeficiency - ataxia telangiectasia, DiGeorge syndrome, hyper IgM syndromes, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome; innate immune disorders - complement deficiencies, and hyper IgE syndrome) and test types (blood and prenatal testing), treatment types (immunoglobulin replacement therapy, antibiotics therapy, stem cell and gene therapy, etc.
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Comprehensive immunohaematological analysis is therefore used to screen paediatric patients for underlying immune suppression associated with primary immunodeficiency such as X-linked agammaglobulinaemia and severe combined immunodeficiency.