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Scientists Identify Genetic Cause of Previously Undefined PIDD

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have identified a genetic mutation that accounts for aperplexing condition found in people with an inherited immunodeficiency. The disorder, called combinedimmunodeficiency, is characterized by a constellation of severe health problems, including persistentbacterial and viral skin infections, severe eczema, acute allergies and asthma, and cancer.

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