Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases in Latin America: The Second Report of the LAGID Registry

@article{Leiva2006PrimaryID,
  title={Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases in Latin America: The Second Report of the LAGID Registry},
  author={Lily E. Leiva and MARTA ZELAZCO and Mat{\'i}as M Oleastro and Magda Maria Salles Carneiro-Sampaio and A Condino-neto and Beatriz Tavares Costa-Carvalho and Anete Sevciovic Grumach and Arnoldo L Quezada and Pablo Javier Pati{\~n}o and Jose Luis Franco and Oscar Porras and Francisco Javier {\'A}lvarez Rodriguez and Francisco Javier Espinosa-Rosales and Sara Elva Espinosa-Padilla and DIVA ALMILLATEGUI and Celia Martinez and JUAN RODR{\'I}GUEZ TAFUR and M Valentin and Lorena Benarroch and Rosy Barroso and Ricardo U. Sorensen},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Immunology},
  year={2006},
  volume={27},
  pages={101-108}
}
This is the second report on the continuing efforts of LAGID to increase the recognition and registration of patients with primary immunodeficiency diseases in 12 Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela. This report reveals that from a total of 3321 patients registered, the most common form of primary immunodeficiency disease was predominantly antibody deficiency (53.2%) with IgA deficiency… CONTINUE READING