Providing key information on XLP1 and XIAP for affected families. UK version.
A useful layman's guide.
Explaining the likelihood of XLP affected individuals passing on XLP1 or XIAP to future generations for males and females.
How those with XLP could benefit from gene therapy.
A list of 14 key tips for preparing your child for a bone marrow transplant regardless of the underlying condition which is being treated.
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.
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…
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 (EBV) is also known as infectious mononucleosis, mono, for short, or more commonly glandular fever.