Report of the Tunisian Registry of Primary Immunodeficiencies: 25-Years of Experience (1988–2012)

@article{Mellouli2015ReportOT,
  title={Report of the Tunisian Registry of Primary Immunodeficiencies: 25-Years of Experience (1988–2012)},
  author={Fethi Mellouli and Imen Ben Mustapha and Monia Ben Khaled and Habib Besbes and Monia Ouederni and Najla Mekki and Meriem Ben Ali and Beya Largu{\`e}che and Mongia Hachicha and Tahar Sfar and Neji M Gueddiche and Siheme Barsaoui and Azza Sammoud and Khadija Boussetta and Saida Ben Becher and Ahmed Meherzi and Najoua Guandoura and Lamia Boughammoura and Abdelaziz Harbi and Fethi Amri and Fethi Bayoudh and Najla Ben Jaballah and N{\'e}ji Tebib and Asma Abed Bouaziz and Abdelmajid Mahfoudh and Hajer Aloulou and Lamia Sfaihi Ben Mansour and Imen Chabchoub and Raoudha Boussoffara and Jalel Chemli and Jih{\`e}ne Bouguila and Saida Hassayoun and Saber Hammami and Zakia Habboul and Agn{\'e}s Hamzaoui and Jamel Ammar and M H Barbouche and Mohamed Bejaoui},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Immunology},
  year={2015},
  volume={35},
  pages={745-753}
}
Primary immunodeficiencies (PIDs) are a large group of diseases characterized by susceptibility to not only recurrent infections but also autoimmune diseases and malignancies. The aim of this study was to describe and analyze the distribution, clinical features and eventual outcome of PID among Tunisian patients. We reviewed the record of 710 patients diagnosed with Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases (PIDs) from the registry of the Tunisian Referral Centre for PIDs over a 25-year period. The… CONTINUE READING