Examination Of Patients With Suspected Immunodeficiency

Immunodeficiency may be (. See also overview of immunodeficiency disease) immune defect may be primary: Genetically determined, usually during early childhood or childhood manifested Secondary: Acquired There are many causes for secondary immunodeficiency, but most immune deficiencies resulting from one or more of the following Systemic diseases (. eg diabetes, malnutrition, HIV infection) Immunosuppressive treatments (. eg cytotoxic chemotherapy, bone marrow ablation prior to transplantation, radiotherapy) Long serious illness (especially…

September 3, 2018