What is XLA?

Learn about XLA and other relevant current topics

 

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What is XLA?

X-linked agammaglobulinemia 
(a-gam-uh-glob-u-lih-NEE-me-uh) was discovered in 1952 by Dr. Ogden Bruton. Patients lack the ability to to produce antibodies, proteins vital to the body's defense against pathogens like bacteria or viruses.

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Immunology: Explained

Get to know your immune system. While the Immunology: Explained page is under construction - resources for kids and more coming soon - enjoy our favorite educational videos here. 

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COVID-19 Resources

As an immunocompromised group, XLA patients must be well educated on COVID-19. This is a place built to provide COVID-19 resources specifically for the XLA family.

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