Immunoglobulin a

What is Immunoglobulin a?

Immunoglobulin A is an antibody that plays a critical role in mucosal immunity. More IgA is produced in mucosal linings than all other types of antibody combined; between three and five grams are secreted into the intestinal lumen each day.

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For the past four months my wife is suffering from sever gastritis, back pain and stomach pain. We had consulted gastroetnrioloist, orthopedic and...

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It could be a Metabolic disease.

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What is immunoglobulin A deficiency? If I have said efficiency, are there any symptoms?

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Recurrent infections are the likely presentation.

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Would you please explain to me about the meaning blood work number of "Immunoglobulin A"? Is this a big health concern?

What can one do to lower...

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Blood test for food allergy

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Immunoglobulin A are class of antibodies that are produced predominantly against...

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