Medical Dictionary: CGD


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CGD: Another name for Chronic Granulomatous Disease.
CGD (condition): Rare immunodeficiency with poor response to bacteria and fungi.

CGD: The CGD patient's defense system is not effective against certain bacteria and fungi, including E. coli and Staphylococcus aureus, as well as less common germs like Pseudomonas, Serratia, and Aspergillus. 1

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1. excerpt from Primary Immune Deficiency, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID

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