SARS-CoV-2 has become the focus of scientific attention. The presentation of COVID-19 can range from lack of symptoms to severe respiratory distress and multiorgan failure requiring ICU admission and mechanical ventilation and eventual death. CVID (common variable immune deficiency) are characterized of having primary antibody deficiencies with defective antibody production (IgG). A study published in the […]
A weak immune system, or the medical term, immunodeficiency, are rare diseases caused by defects of the immune system. Early diagnosis of a weak immune system is important to reduce morbidity and mortality. A weak immune system is characterized by recurrent and/or severe infections, autoimmunity, cancer and allergic disorders. Diagnosing an immunodeficiency is difficult to […]
Several studies have shown a high prevalence of immunoglobulin deficiencies in patients with chronic sinus infections. The reported prevalence of chronic sinus infections in industrialized countries is 11%-14%. Chronic sinus infections can be due to multiple causes, including, allergies, anatomical malformations,and local secretory or systemic immunoglobulin deficiencies. The most frequent immunoglobulin deficiencies are IgG subclass […]
Common Variable Immunedeficiency (CVID) is a disorder of B-cells, next to IgA deficiency, it is the most common humoral immune deficiency.