Primary immunodeficiency disorders in the developing world: data from a hospital-based registry in India.

@article{Chinnabhandar2014PrimaryID,
  title={Primary immunodeficiency disorders in the developing world: data from a hospital-based registry in India.},
  author={Vasant Chinnabhandar and Satya Prakash Yadav and Dinesh Kaul and Ishwar C. Verma and Anupam Sachdeva},
  journal={Pediatric hematology and oncology},
  year={2014},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={
          207-11
        }
}
Primary immunodeficiency disorders (PID) are under-reported from the developing world. We present data regarding diagnosis and outcome from a hospital-based registry in India. Forty-seven patients fulfilled diagnostic criteria. Majority were males. Subgroups were disorders of immune dysregulation-29%, B&T-cell abnormalities-28%, predominant antibody deficiencies-23%, other well-defined immunodeficiencies-15%, and phagocyte disorders-4%. Molecular diagnosis was attempted in 12 and was positive… CONTINUE READING

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