Alteration in humoral immunity is common among family members of patients with common variable immunodeficiency.


Karakoc-Aydiner E. , ÖZEN A. O. , Bans S. , ercan h., ozdemir c., barlan i. b.

Journal of investigational allergology & clinical immunology, vol.24, no.5, pp.346-51, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Title of Journal : Journal of investigational allergology & clinical immunology
  • Page Numbers: pp.346-51

Abstract

Background:The prevalence of primary immunodeficiency (PID) in the relatives of patients with common variable immunodeficiency (CVID) and IgA deficiency is high. Allergic disorders have been recorded in patients with humoral immunodeficiency. We aimed to determine the frequency of humoral immunodeficiency and atopy in the relatives of patients with CVID.