Arch Dis Child 50:320-322 doi:10.1136/adc.50.4.320
  • Research Article

Raised IgA in idiopathic pulmonary haemosiderosis.


Levels of immunoglobulin G, A, and M were studied in 31 children with idiopathic pulmonary haemosiderosis and in 35 relatives. A selective increase in serum IgA was observed in the patients. IgA levels in saliva did not show any difference compared with those of normal children.