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Adenosine Deaminase Deficiency and Purine Nucleoside Phosphorylase Deficiency in Common Variable Immunodeficiency

Authors
  • Amy Fleischman
  • Michael S. Hershfield
  • Stephan Toutain
  • Howard M. Lederman
  • Kathleen E. Sullivan
  • Mary Beth Fasano
  • Jeff Greene
  • Jerry A. Winkelstein
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology
Publication Date
May 01, 1998
Source
PMC
Keywords
Disciplines
  • Biology
  • Medicine
License
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Abstract

The clinical presentations of adenosine deaminase deficiency and purine nucleoside phosphorylase deficiency are widely variable and include clinical and immunologic findings compatible with common variable immunodeficiency. The screening of 44 patients with common variable immunodeficiency failed to identify any individuals with deficiencies of these enzymes.

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