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Selective IgA Deficiency

Selective IgA Deficiency: Introduction

Selective IgA Deficiency: People with this deficiency lack immunoglobulin A (IgA), a type of antibody that protects against infections of the mucous membranes ... more about Selective IgA Deficiency.

Selective IgA Deficiency: Immune deficiency from lacking immunoglobulin A (IgA) antibodies. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Selective IgA Deficiency is available below.

Symptoms of Selective IgA Deficiency

Treatments for Selective IgA Deficiency

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Selective IgA Deficiency: Deaths

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Causes of Selective IgA Deficiency

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Misdiagnosis and Selective IgA Deficiency

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Article Excerpts about Selective IgA Deficiency

People with this deficiency lack immunoglobulin A (IgA), a type of antibody that protects against infections of the mucous membranes lining the mouth, airways and digestive tract. (Source: excerpt from Primary Immune Deficiency, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Definitions of Selective IgA Deficiency:

Selective IgA Deficiency is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Selective IgA Deficiency, or a subtype of Selective IgA Deficiency, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Selective IgA Deficiency as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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