Medical Dictionary: IgA Deficiency


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IgA Deficiency: Another name for Selective IgA Deficiency.
IgA Deficiency (condition): Immune deficiency from lacking immunoglobulin A (IgA) antibodies.

IgA Deficiency: People with this deficiency lack immunoglobulin A (IgA), a type of antibody that protects against infections of the mucous membranes lining the mouth, airways and digestive tract.1

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

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