What are antibody deficiency disorders?

Also known as: antibody deficiency, specific antibody deficiency, primary immunodeficiency disorders, combined immunodeficiency, x-linked agammaglobulinemia, autosomal agammaglobulinemia, common variable immunodeficiency, transient hypogammaglobulinemia of infancy, IgA deficiency, IgG subclass deficiency, selective IgM deficiency, hyper IgM syndrome.

Antibodies are the components of your body’s adaptive immune system that fight infections or prevent infections from occurring. When the body does not produce enough antibodies, this is known as an antibody deficiency disorder. There are many different types resulting in a spectrum of symptoms.

Reviewed by: Amy S Feldman, MD

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