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immunodeficiency [ENGLISH]

One or more defects in the immune system that leads to an increased risk of infections. Severe immunodeficiency’s can lead to early death due to repeated or serious infections. Some immunodeficiency’s are due to genetic mutations. Certain viruses, including HIV, can also cause immune deficiencies.

immunbrist [SWEDISH]

Brister i immunförsvaret, antingen det cellulära eller det humorala.


Resources and references

Definitions have been translated into the Swedish language from the following sources:

  1. 1. American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy Glossary
  2. 2. Clinical Trials Information System
  3. 3. EMA Glossary of Regulatory Terms
  4. 4. EMA Medical Terms simplifier
  5. 5. Glossary of Terms used in EU Clinical Trials Register
  6. 6. Glossary of Terms U.S Food and Drug Administration
  7. 7. National Human Genome Research Institute “Talking Glossary of Genomic and Genetic Terms”
  8. 8. The Glossary for Advanced Therapies Regen. Med. Dec 2020 Vol. 15 No. 12 Suppl. 1
  9. 9. Toolkit For Patient Focused Therapy Development Glossary

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