Quiz: Hyper-IgM Syndrome
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Immunodeficiency disorders are disorders that interfere with the body’s ability to protect itself against infection. The body defends itself by producing substances called immunoglobulins. Hyper-IgM syndrome is a primary immunodeficiency disorder involving normal or high levels of immunoglobulin M (IgM) and decreased levels or absence of other immunoglobulins, making patients prone to bacterial infections. Most cases are linked to a mutation in a gene on the X (sex) chromosome. Which of the following groups is most likely to have this condition?

  • A.

    Adult femalesĀ 

  • B.

    Adult males

  • C.

    Female children

  • D.

    Male children

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