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What is scid severe combined immunodeficiency?
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Dr. Andrew Murphy
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Immunodeficiency
Scid is one of the life threatening immunodeficiencies that a child can be born with.
Because of missing part of the immune system these children lack any ability to fight infection. It is imperative that they are identified within the first weeks of life so that treatment can be obtained.

In brief: Immunodeficiency
Scid is one of the life threatening immunodeficiencies that a child can be born with.
Because of missing part of the immune system these children lack any ability to fight infection. It is imperative that they are identified within the first weeks of life so that treatment can be obtained.
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