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Gene therapy

Great advances made in the last ten years mean that the use of gene therapy to treat and cure primary immunodeficiencies (PIDs) is a reality. What is gene therapy? Gene therapy is a ‘mini gene transplant’. Doctors remove stem cells from the patient with a PID, replace the defective genes…

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Bone marrow transplantation

Bone marrow transplantation (BMT) is a cure for many primary immunodeficiency (PID) conditions. In the last 20 years there have been huge advances in success and survival rates and in the range of conditions that can be treated by BMT. What is bone marrow? Bone marrow is the soft, spongy tissue found in…

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Immunoglobulin therapy

If you have any other queries about immunoglobulin therapy you would like answers to, please contact us. What is immunoglobulin replacement therapy? Immunoglobulin (IG) replacement therapy is a blood-based treatment. The immunoglobulin contains antibodies which will help fight infection. You have been recommended this treatment because your doctors have found that…

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