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Update on management and outcome of XLP1

Update on management and outcome of XLP1   January 2011

An updated layman's guide.

XLP1 Family Route Map

XLP1 Family Route Map   December 2009

Providing key information on XLP1 for affected families. UK version.

Epstein-Barr Virus

Epstein-Barr Virus   July 2008

Epstein-Barr (EBV) is also known as infectious mononucleosis, mono, for short, or glandular fever.

Preparing a child for a Bone Marrow Transplant

Preparing a child for a Bone Marrow Transplant   August 2008

A list of 14 key tips for preparing your child for a bone marrow transplant regardless of the underlying condition which is being treated.

Having Children

Having Children   July 2008

Explaining the likelihood of XLP affected individuals passing on XLP to future generations for males and females.

Gene Therapy and XLP

Gene Therapy and XLP   July 2008

How those with XLP could benefit from gene therapy.

Immunoglobulin Replacement

Immunoglobulin Replacement   July 2008

Replacement immunoglobulins, or IgG replacement, is a preparation of purified natural blood plasma components which when infused will boost the amount of antibodies in the XLP boys blood helping them to fight infection successfully.

The Genetics of XLP1

The Genetics of XLP1   May 2008

Every cell in the body contains 46 chromosomes, each of which is made up of hundreds of thousands of genes. The chromosomes are organised into 23 pairs, one chromosome of each pair coming from each parent…

Introduction to XLP2/XIAP

Introduction to XLP2/XIAP   July 2009

In 2006 a second form of XLP was identified through looking at specific gene mutations. This occurs in approximately 20% of XLP cases and is now called X-Linked Lymphoproliferative Syndrome type-2 (or XLP-2 for short) or more commonly now XIAP.


Other informational PDFs from around the web
Your Guide to XLP
A great guide on XLP1 and XIAP reproduced with permission from Cincinnati Children's
Information for families.
Fact sheet reproduced with permission from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust.
XLP General Guide Genetics
Providing a general guide to genetics, created by the Genetic Alliance and the XLP Research Trust.