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Arch Dis Child. May 1981; 56(5): 397–399.
PMCID: PMC1627445
Delayed separation of the umbilical cord, severe widespread infections, and immunodeficiency.
J G Bissenden, M R Haeney, M J Tarlow, and R A Thompson
Three of 4 children in a family died from infection before age one year. All 3 had delayed separation of the umbilical cord in the third week. One child was found to have defects both in specific antibody production and in neutrophil function; these were not improved by treatment with ascorbic acid or levamisole.
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