Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases in Saudi Arabia: a Tertiary Care Hospital Experience over a Period of Three Years (2010–2013)

@article{AlSaud2015PrimaryID,
  title={Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases in Saudi Arabia: a Tertiary Care Hospital Experience over a Period of Three Years (2010–2013)},
  author={Bandar K. Al-Saud and Hamoud Al-Mousa and Sulaiman Al Gazlan and Abdulaziz Al-ghonaium and Rand Arnaout and Amal S Al-Seraihy and Sahar Elshorbagi and Nazeema Elsayed and Jawad Afzal and Hasan Al-Dhekri and Saleh Zaid Al-Muhsen},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Immunology},
  year={2015},
  volume={35},
  pages={651-660}
}
Primary immunodeficiencies (PID) are a group of heterogeneous diseases. Epidemiological studies from databases worldwide show geographical variation. In this study the objective is to determine the spectrum of PID in Saudi Arabia by analyzing the database in a referral tertiary hospital. This is a prospective data collection by interviews and medical chart review for all PID patients followed at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center (KFSH&RC) from May 2010 to April 2013. A total… CONTINUE READING