SCID


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SCID

abbr.
severe combined immunodeficiency

SCID

abbreviation for
(Pathology) severe combined immune deficiency; a serious condition in which babies are born with reduced numbers of T- and B-lymphocytes, which impairs their immune systems and makes them susceptible to severe infections and cancer
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Noun1.SCID - a congenital disease affecting T cells that can result from a mutation in any one of several different genes; children with it are susceptible to infectious disease; if untreated it is lethal within the first year or two of life
immunodeficiency - immunological disorder in which some part of the body's immune system is inadequate and resistance to infectious diseases is reduced
monogenic disease, monogenic disorder - an inherited disease controlled by a single pair of genes
ADA-SCID - SCID resulting from mutation of a gene that codes for adenosine deaminase
X-linked SCID, X-SCID - SCID in male children resulting from mutation of a gene that codes for a protein on the surface of T cells that allows them to develop a growth factor receptor
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Divided into six sections with an introduction by Bobby Gasper, a professor of pediatrics and immunology, the book describes SCID in a meticulous fashion.
Learning that he had SCID "was just heartbreaking ...
[USA], Nov 15 ( ANI ): A new study has highlighted the urgent need to develop better treatment strategies for patients suffering from severe combined immune deficiency (SCID), better known as 'bubble baby disease.'
SCID mice possess an autosomal recessive mutation developed in C.B-17 mice, which are a congenic and inbred strain of BALB mice.
SCID: The SCID[15] serves as the gold standard to determine the presence or absence of a current major depressive episode (MDE).
Changes to Fitch's assessment of the sponsor's creditworthiness or SCID's Long-Term Foreign-Currency IDR will lead to similar changes in the ratings on the bonds.
The Artemis protein (also known as DNA cross-link repair enzyme 1C, DCLRE1C) was first characterized as a part of the VDJ-recombination process in 2001 in a study of patients with radiosensitive SCID [2].
SCID mice that receive intraperitoneal injection of anti-dsDNA IgG hybridoma cells exhibit renal anti-dsDNA IgG deposition, urine albumin, and microstructural changes in the glomeruli [5].
Of these, we found 1 patient with severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) who had excreted poliovirus for 2 years and then abruptly stopped excreting it.
Eleven-year-old Joe Grant, who has never felt rain or sunshine, often wishes "my real world was as big as the one in my head." As the only person in England with severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), Joe was born without an immune system and has spent most of his life in a "bubble," a specially designed hospital room in London.