Primary antibody deficiency and diagnostic delay.

@article{Blore1989PrimaryAD,
  title={Primary antibody deficiency and diagnostic delay.},
  author={Judy Blore and Mansel R Haeney},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1989},
  volume={298 6672},
  pages={516-7}
}
Aims: To assess the occurrence of diagnostic delay in primary antibody deficiency in the period 1989– 2002, since a similar study in 1989, and to assess the impact of UK national guidelines communicated in 1995. Methods: A retrospective case note review was performed of 89 consecutive patients with antibody deficiency referred to a regional referral centre for clinical immunology in north west England and north Wales. The delay in diagnosis and the estimated resulting morbidity in terms of… CONTINUE READING

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Primary antibody deficiency and diagnostic delay

  • L Kainulainen, J Nikoskelainen, O Ruuskanen
  • BMJ
  • 1989

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