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Delayed separation of the umbilical cord, severe widespread infections, and immunodeficiency.
  1. J G Bissenden,
  2. M R Haeney,
  3. M J Tarlow,
  4. 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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