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2 Possible Causes for Recurrent Respiratory Infections due to Defective Cilia Function

  • Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia 25

    — Not enough data available about incidence and published cases. Panel Name, Specifity and genes Tested/covered Comprehensive Pulmonary Panel. By Greenwood Genetic Center Diagnostic Laboratories Greenwood Genetic Center in United States. INVS, FBLN5, ELN, DTNBP1, RPGR, HPS1, BLOC1S3, HPS6, HPS5, HPS4, HPS3, CCDC39,[…][mendelian.co]

  • Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia

    Abstract Primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) is an autosomal-recessive disease due to functional or ultra-structural defects of motile cilia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Affected individuals display recurrent respiratory-tract infections; most males are infertile as a result of sperm flagellar dysfunction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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