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- noun A type of
immune disordercharacterised by a reductionin all types of gamma globulins.
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- noun an abnormally low concentration of gamma globulin in the blood and increased risk of infection
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The diagnosis might also be considered if there is a family history where relatives were affected by illnesses found in X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome (XLP), such as fatal Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection, lymphoma or hypogammaglobulinemia.
Those in whom immunity fails to develop, those too young to be vaccinated, those who have immune deficits like hypogammaglobulinemia, and those who are immunosuppressed from chemotherapy or HIV are all at risk from unvaccinated children in their schools and neighborhoods.