Immunodeficiency and Frequent or Recurrent Infections

Editor: V. Dimov, M.D., Allergist/Immunologist and Assistant Professor at University of Chicago

Information For Patients

Children PIDD (Immunodeficiency) (PDF)
Children PIDD (Immunodeficiency) (illustrated PDF)
Adult PIDD (Immunodeficiency) (PDF)
4 Stages of Immunologic Testing (PDF). Source:
Patient & Family Handbook from Immune Deficiency Foundation
Publications (PDF books) from Immune Deficiency Foundation
Saline sinus rinse
Rhinosinusitis: Saline sinus rinse recipe
Allergy Testing
Kids Connection, Books and Toys from Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF)

Primary immunodeficiency disorders (PIDD) (click to enlarge the image).

Information For Doctors

Immunodeficiency: Teaching Cases

How to Diagnose Common Variable Immunodeficiency (CVID)?
Antibody titer responses to pneumococcal vaccination in common variable immunodeficiency (CVID)
Follow-up of a Patient with Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)
Evaluation for isolated low IgA level
Selective IgA deficiency
Selective immunoglobulin M deficiency
Headache After Treatment with Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG)
Hyperimmunoglobulin E syndrome (Job's syndrome) with acute coccidioidal meningoencephalitis
Recurrent Pneumonia due to CVID (IgG and IgM Deficiency)
Idiopathic CD4 lymphocytopenia (ICL)
Alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT) deficiency and panniculitis
Case studies from Essentials of Clinical Immunology, 5th edition

Immunology Cases

MMR Immunization and Egg Allergy

Related Reading

Primary Immunodeficiency (PID) in Adults - free video lectures from ACAAI 2012
Use and interpretation of diagnostic vaccination in primary immunodeficiency: AAAAI working group report. JACI, 2012.
Primary immunodeficiency disorders (PIDD)
Phagocyte Deficiencies
Chronic Granulomatous Disease (CGD)
Chediak-Higashi Syndrome (CHS)
Leukocyte adhesion deficiency (LAD)
Leukocyte adhesion deficiency type I (LAD I)
Leukocyte adhesion deficiency type II (LAD II)
Leukocyte adhesion deficiency type III (LAD III)
Hyper IgE Syndrome (HIES)
IPEX (immunodysregulation, polyendocrinopathy, enteropathy, X linked) syndrome
Autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome (ALPS)
Chronic Mucocutaneous Candidiasis (CMCC)
Diagnosis of T-cell Immunodeficiency
DiGeorge Syndrome (DGS)
Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome (WAS)
Ataxia-Telangiectasia (A-T)
Complement Deficiencies
Mind maps: Primary Immunodeficiency Disorders (PIDD)
Mnemonics: Primary Immunodeficiency
Innate Immune System
Adaptive Humoral Immunity: B-cells and Immunoglobulins
Mast Cells and Basophils
T Lymphocytes and Interferons
Immunology Resources: Audio and Video Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Q&A
Blog articles from AllergyNotes
Primary Immunodeficiency: Update on Classification from International Union of Immunological Societies

Image source: Wikipedia.

Published: 06/28/2007
Updated: 02/07/2013

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