Table 3: Some disease associations of L-ficolin insufficiency.

DiseaseAssociated withReference

Perinatal infectionsLow serum L-ficolin[60]
Staphylococcal peritonitisFCN2 +6359 variant allele (FCN2-B)[65]
Bacterial infections following liver transplantationFCN2 +6359 variant allele (FCN2-B)[68]
Childhood infections combined with allergic diseasesLow serum L-ficolin[62, 70]
Idiopathic bronchiectasisLow serum L-ficolin[73, 74]
PreeclampsiaLow serum L-ficolin[63]
Chronic rheumatic heart diseasePromoter haplotype GGA[79]