What is the most common immunologic defect in common variable immunodeficiency (CVID)?

Updated: Oct 16, 2018
  • Author: C Lucy Park, MD; Chief Editor: Harumi Jyonouchi, MD  more...
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The common immunologic defect in patients with common variable immunodeficiency is defective antibody formation. As is expected in a heterogeneous group of diseases, many different immune system defects have been reported in this group of patients.


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