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graduate at Medicine from Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (1984), master's at Paediatrics from Universidade Federal de São Paulo (1990) and ph.d. at Paediatrics from Universidade Federal de São Paulo (1994). Has experience in Medicine, acting on the following subjects: imunodeficiências primárias, imunodeficiências, patients, imunodeficiência and imunodeficiência primária. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)
Ataxia-telangiectasia (AT) is a rare, degenerative and autosomal recessive disease that leads to progressive ataxia telangiectasia, immunodeficiency, chromosomal instability, radiosensitivity, sinopulmonary infections and neoplasms. It is caused by a mutation in the ATM gene (ataxia telangiectasia mutated), encoded on chromosome 11q22-23. The immune system dysfunction in AT can be both ...
Hypogammaglobulinemia is the reduction of serum immunoglobulin levels due to primary or secondary causes. Common Variable Immunodeficiency (CVID) is a primary hypogammaglobulinemia clinically defined by the presence of recurrent infections after 2 years of age, a reduction of IgG levels and at least one other Ig isotype. The CVID patients also present a failure to generate a specific an...
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The specific antibody deficiency to capsular polysaccharide antigens, one of the four most common primary immunodeficiency in children, is defined by the low production of antibodies to antigens as the ones present in encapsulated bacteria. The diagnosis of this disease still lacks accurate information and is currently done with the aid of pneumococcal antibody dosage before and after a...
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