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XLP1 & XIAP Family Route Map

XLP1 & XIAP Family Route Map

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

Management and Outcome for XLP1

Management and Outcome for XLP1

A useful layman's guide.

Having Children

Having Children

Explaining the likelihood of XLP affected individuals passing on XLP1 or XIAP to future generations for males and females.

Gene Therapy and XLP

Gene Therapy and XLP

How those with XLP could benefit from gene therapy.

Preparing a child for a Bone Marrow Transplant

Preparing a child for a Bone Marrow Transplant

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

Immunoglobulin Replacement

Immunoglobulin Replacement

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 XLP1 and XIAP boys blood helping them to fight infection successfully.

The Genetics of XLP1

The Genetics of XLP1

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 XIAP

Introduction to XIAP

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.

Epstein-Barr Virus

Epstein-Barr Virus

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


Other informational PDFs from around the web

XLP1 - Information for Families

XIAP - Information for Families

Your Guide to XLP
Information for families.
XLP General Guide Genetics