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Helping Families Take Charge of Adenosine Deaminase (ADA)-Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID)

Although rare, Adenosine Deaminase (ADA)-Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) is one of the most serious primary immunodeficiency disorders. Children with ADA-SCID lack immune protection against bacteria, viruses, and fungi and are prone to repeated and persistent infections. Fortunately, effective treatments exist that can treat the disorder. Join the Immune Deficiency Foundation as we speak with Dr.

A Family Affair: One Family’s Journey with Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID)

Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) is a potentially fatal primary immunodeficiency. This condition is generally considered to be the most serious of the primary immunodeficiencies. Today, early identification of SCID can make possible life-saving interventions. Join the Immune Deficiency Foundation as we speak with Nicole Locastro, a mother of a child diagnosed with SCID through newborn screening. Nicole offers us some thoughtful insights into the family experience and some strategies her family employed along the way.

La importancia de participar en las investigaciones: La experiencia de una Familia (The Importance of Participating in Research: One Family’s Experience)

Escuchen mientras que padres Carolina y Mauricio hablan sobre la importancia de participar en las investigaciones del Immune Deficiency Foundation para mejorar el futuro diagnóstico y tratamiento de pacientes viviendo con inmunodeficiencia primaria. 

(Listen as parents Carolina and Mauricio describe the importance of participating in Immune Deficiency Foundation research to improve the future diagnosis and treatment of those living with primary immunodeficiency diseases (PI).)

 

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