• Two patients with common varied immunodeficiency both had increased immunoglobulin responses for a limited period of time on acquiring a bacterial infection. In one patient a relatively short-lived high-antibody response was produced on vaccination with tetanus toxoid. Although the patients varied in their course of immunoglobulin and/or antibody production, our results demonstrate that some patients with common varied immunodeficiency are able to produce both under certain circumstances.
(Arch Intern Med 1983;143:1937-1940)
Zielinski CC, Mutschlechner R, Schwarz G, Eibl MM. Transient Immunoglobulin and Antibody ProductionOccurrence in Two Patients With Common Varied Immunodeficiency. Arch Intern Med. 1983;143(10):1937–1940. doi:10.1001/archinte.1983.00350100109022