This book contains general medical information and is intended to provide the patient and family with tools to enhance the communication process and to understand the information they receive from the healthcare team. Most importantly, this book is not intended to suggest diagnostic approaches or to recommend specific therapy for any patient. Each patient’s condition and treatment is unique and the management of their illness should be customized to their individual medical needs. Medical knowledge and practice can change rapidly. Therefore, this book should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice.
Chapter 3 Common Variable Immune Deficiency
Chapter 4 Selective IgA Deficiency
Chapter 5 IgG Subclass Deficiency
Chapter 6 Specific Antibody Deficiency
Chapter 8 Other Antibody Deficiency Disorders
Chapter 10 Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome
Chapter 11 HyperIgM Syndromes
Chapter 12 Ataxia-Telangiectasia
Chapter 13 DiGeorge Syndrome
Chapter 14 Other Primary Cellular Immunodeficiencies
Chapter 16 Complement Deficiencies
Chapter 17 HyperIgE Syndrome
Chapter 18 Innate Immune Defects
Chapter 19 NEMO Deficiency Syndrome
Chapter 20 Inheritance
Chapter 21 Laboratory Tests
Chapter 22 Infections
Chapter 23 General Care
Chapter 25 Stem Cell Therapy and Gene Therapy
Chapter 26 Newborn Screening
Chapter 28 Autoimmunityin PrimaryImmunodeficiency
Chapter 33 Health Insurance
This book contains general medical information which cannot be applied safely to any individual case. Medical knowledge and practice can change rapidly. Therefore, this book should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice.
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