was born with severe combined immunodeficiency disease (SCID), a rare affliction that leaves people extremely vulnerable to infectious diseases.
What does CID stand for?
CID stands for Combined Immunodeficiency Disease
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- Client Interface Device
- Clinical Infectious Disease (journal)
- Club Informatique Domontois (French computer club)
- Cognitive-Based Information Design (graphic design)
- Collège Interarmées de Défense (French: Interarmed Forces Defence College, France)
- Collision Induced Dissociation
- Combat Identification
- Combat Integration Division
- Combat Intelligence Database
- Combat Intelligence Division (US DoD)
- Combined Immunological Deficiency
- Command Information Division
- Commanders Integrated Display
- Commanders Intelligent Display
- Commercial Importation Distribution (France)
- Commercial Item Description
- Committee of Imperial Defense (UK)
- Committee on Infectious Diseases
- Common Intelligence Database
- Common Interest Development
Samples in periodicals archive:
The findings also may have implications for treating illnesses associated with loss of infection-fighting cells, such as HIV and severe combined immunodeficiency disease, better known as bubble boy disease.
The following conditions/diseases may cause the immune system to be compromised and/or suppressed: Transplantation or Immunosuppressant patients, Chemotherapy/Cancer patients, Overwhelming infection, Poor nutrition, AIDS/HIV, Primary Immune Deficiency, Selective IgA Deficiency, Common Variable Immunodeficiency, X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia, Chronic Granulomatous Disease, Hyper-IgM Syndrome, Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Disease (SCID), and some newborns diabetes.
29, 2005, during testing of a stool sample from a 7-month-old infant with severe combined immunodeficiency disease.
Patients with Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Disease (SCID), or 'Bubble Boy Syndrome,' for example, lack functional immune systems due to a genetic defect in their JAK3 enzyme.
Three products are currently marketed which utilize Enzon's technology: PEG-INTRON marketed by Schering-Plough for hepatitis C, ONCASPAR(R) for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL), and ADAGEN(R) a treatment for a form of Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Disease (SCID), commonly known as the "Bubble Boy Disease.
Both fetuses were found to have a condition known as severe combined immunodeficiency disease (SCID), in which the fetal immune system does not develop enough of certain infection-fighting cells known as T-cells, according to Evans.
The recent arrival on the market of a modified glucocerebrosidase (Ceredase) for Gaucher's Disease and last year's approval of PEG-adenosine deaminase for severe combined immunodeficiency disease illustrate the growing capabilities of the pharmaceutical industry to provide endogenous compounds that patients are lacking.