Immunoglobulin levels during follow-up of children with selective IgA deficiency.


Longitudinal serum immunoglobulin levels were studied in 36 children with selective IgA deficiency during a median follow-up period of 5 years. Twenty-five children were 'sporadic' cases, and 11 were 'familial'. Serum and saliva IgA levels in 23 children remained below 2 mg/l. Eight children with IgA levels above 2 mg/l showed considerable intra-individual… (More)