Investigating The Child with Frequent Infections

  • John M. Dwyer
  • Published 1975 in The Yale journal of biology and medicine
Children frequently present with a history of repeated infections. When these infections are serious and respond poorly to normally successful treatment programs, suspicion of a basic defect in one or more host defense mechanisms may be raised. In such cases defects in humoral or cell-mediated immunity, phagocytic cell functions or the complement system… (More)