One Potential Genetic Cause of CVID

September 1, 2007 at 10:18 pm 1 comment

In 2005, researches in Boston found that one gene, TACI, may cause 15-20% of all cases of CVID. A National Institutes of Health press release states that this is a dominant gene and those who carry it may have a 50% chance of passing it to their children.

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Entry filed under: Common Variable Immunodeficiency(CVID), cvid, disease, genetics, immunodeficiency, Uncategorized.

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  • 1. DONNA CARRILLO  |  November 15, 2009 at 6:42 pm

    I am interested in finding out how CVID is geneticaly passed..I have CVID I am concerned for my children and grandchildren

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