Properdin Deficiency

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Definition

Properdin deficiency is an X-linked disorder, a rare condition characterized by deficiency of properdin, a component of blood plasma. This inherited deficiency greatly affects immunity resulting to increased vulnerability to infections particularly Neisseria infections.

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