[Primary immune deficiencies of B-lymphocytes].

  title={[Primary immune deficiencies of B-lymphocytes].},
  author={Alain Fischer},
  journal={La Revue du praticien},
  volume={41 9},
Primary B-cell immunodeficiency is relatively frequent and may result in recurrent bacterial infections involving notably the respiratory tract, and in chronic severe enteroviral infections in patients with agammaglobulinaemia. Selective IgG2 isotype deficiency results in pneumococcal, Haemophilus influenzae and pseudomonal infections, since it is associated with defective production of antibodies that are specifically directed against bacterial capsular polysaccharides. Progress has recently… CONTINUE READING