Clinical, microbiological, and immunological studies in patients with immunoglobulin deficiencies and gastrointestinal disorders.

Seven patients with gastrointestinal disorders and deficiencies of serum and secretory immunoglobulins were evaluated clinically, microbiologically, and immunologically. Five patients had generalized deficiencies of immunoglobulins; two were selectively deficient. Diarrhoea and malabsorption in six of the seven patients were at least partially explained… (More)