Myeloperoxidase deficiency

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Medical Definition of Myeloperoxidase deficiency

Myeloperoxidase deficiency: Deficiency of the enzyme myeloperoxidase which may predispose to severe fungal infections. The enzyme is critical to the oxygen-dependent killing of bacteria by leukocytes (white blood cells).


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Reviewed on 9/14/2016

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