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How does a stem cell transplant help primary immunodeficiency (PID)?

A stem cell transplant treats primary immunodeficiency (PID) by helping the body make a new immune system that can get rid of germs the normal way. People get the transplant through a tube that goes straight into the bloodstream.

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