HIV/AIDS Glossary

Agammaglobulinemia

Total or near-total absence of gamma globulins in the blood. Gamma globulins are a class of blood proteins that include most antibodies. Agammaglobulinemia may be due to certain genetic diseases or to acquired diseases such as HIV/AIDS.

Related Term(s): Gamma Globulin

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