Primary vs. Secondary Antibody Deficiency: Clinical Features and Infection Outcomes of Immunoglobulin Replacement

@inproceedings{Duraisingham2014PrimaryVS,
  title={Primary vs. Secondary Antibody Deficiency: Clinical Features and Infection Outcomes of Immunoglobulin Replacement},
  author={Sai Duraisingham and M Buckland and John Dempster and Lorena Lorenzo and Sofia Grigoriadou and Hilary Longhurst},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
Secondary antibody deficiency can occur as a result of haematological malignancies or certain medications, but not much is known about the clinical and immunological features of this group of patients as a whole. Here we describe a cohort of 167 patients with primary or secondary antibody deficiencies on immunoglobulin (Ig)-replacement treatment. The demographics, causes of immunodeficiency, diagnostic delay, clinical and laboratory features, and infection frequency were analysed… CONTINUE READING

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