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Allergol. immunopatol ; 47(4): 372-327, jul.-ago. 2019. graf, tab
Artigo em Inglês | IBECS | ID: ibc-186509


Introduction: Chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) is a disorder of phagocyte function, characterized by pyogenic infections and granuloma formation caused by defects in NADPH oxidase complex activity. Although the effect of CGD mainly reflects the phagocytic compartment, B cell responses are also impaired in patients with CGD. Materials and methods: Flow cytometric analysis was performed on peripheral blood samples from 35 CGD patients age-matched with healthy controls (HC). The target cells of our study were the naive (IgD+/CD27-), memory (IgD-/CD27+), and B1a (CD5+) cells. Immunoglobulins (Igs) were also measured. This study was performed in a Latin American cohort. Results: We found significantly higher levels of naive B cells and B1a cells, but lower levels of memory B cells were found in CGD patients compared to HC. There was no significant difference of cell percentages per inheritance type. Discussion: Our findings suggest that the deficiency of NADPH oxidase components can affect the differentiation of naive B cells to memory B cells. Consequently, memory cells will be low, which also influenced the expression of CD27 in memory B cells and as a result, the percentage of naive cells increases. An altered phenotype of B lymphocytes in CGD patients may contribute to the opportunistic infections and autoimmune disorders that are seen in this disease

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Humanos , Masculino , Feminino , Lactente , Pré-Escolar , Criança , Adolescente , Adulto Jovem , Adulto , Linfócitos B/imunologia , Subpopulações de Linfócitos B/imunologia , Doença Granulomatosa Crônica/imunologia , NADPH Oxidase 2/genética , Separação Celular , Estudos de Coortes , Citometria de Fluxo , Doença Granulomatosa Crônica/genética , Memória Imunológica , México , Membro 7 da Superfamília de Receptores de Fatores de Necrose Tumoral/metabolismo