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A 47-year-old female asked about a 17-year-old female:

Son, 17, has igg 850, iga 89, igm 17. levels are decreasing with each lab over last 18 months. low response to pnuemovax 6/23. could this be cvid ?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
No: It is called impaired anti-polysaccharide response . If there is recurrent sinus and/or lung infections, either prophylactic or gammaglobulin replacement may be considered. If he is healthy otherwise, it would be ok to just wait and see.

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Last updated Apr 18, 2015

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