Immune function and renal transplantation in Fabry's disease.

D. Donati, M. G. Sabbadini, F. Capsoni, L. Baratelli, D. Cassani, A. De Maio, G. Frattini, M. Martegani, L. Gastaldi

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A deficient leucocyte immunological function could cause the reported high rate of lethal infections following renal transplantation in patients affected by Fabry's disease. We have studied humoral immunity, peripheral lymphocyte subsets, mitogenic lymphocyte response in vitro and granulocyte function in three patients with Fabry's disease. The immunological state appears to be quite similar to that of the uraemic population in general, not showing any specific impairment.

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