The importance of vaccination and immunoglobulin treatment for patients with primary immunodeficiency diseases (PIDs) ‐ World PI Week April 22–29, 2015

  title={The importance of vaccination and immunoglobulin treatment for patients with primary immunodeficiency diseases (PIDs) ‐ World PI Week April 22–29, 2015},
  author={Shereen Medhat Reda and Andrew J. Cant},
  journal={European Journal of Immunology},
  • S. Reda, A. Cant
  • Published 1 May 2015
  • Medicine, Biology
  • European Journal of Immunology
Primary immunodeficiency diseases (PIDs) are a heterogeneous group of rare genetic disorders that affect the development and/or function of innate and/or adaptive immunity. Most patients have increased susceptibility to both common and unusual infections with sometimes a fatal outcome. Therefore, it is essential to give prompt and effective treatment to prevent infection by providing proper vaccination schedules [1] and regular administration of immunoglobulin (Ig) replacement therapy in… 
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