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    How did my daughter get a mannoise binding lectin deficiency?

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    My daughter has Monnoise Binding Lectin deficiency.

    I had 4 iron transfusions when I was pregnant, is this how she got Monnoise Binding Lectin?

    Is it inherited from my partner or myself?
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    Mannose Binding Lectin deficiency is prominently genetic so probably why your daughter has it reflects the genes that she got from you and your partner - this is *totally* not your fault  nor that of  your partner so please (both of you) don't feel guilty about this.

    Also, iron transfusions are not a risk factor so you have no reason to feel guilty about them.

    If you have not done so already, seeing a clinical immunologist about your daughter would be a good plan.

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