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IDF Patient & Family Handbook for Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases, 6th Edition

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. 

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Immune System and Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases

Chapter 2 Antibody Deficiency with Absent B cells

Chapter 3 Common Variable Immune Deficiency Phenotypes

Chapter 4 Selective Immunoglobulin Deficiency: IgA and IgM

Chapter 5 Hyper IgM Syndromes

Chapter 6 IgG Subclass Deficiency and Specific Antibody Deficiency

Chapter 7 Transient Hypogammaglobulinemia of Infancy

Chapter 8 Classic Severe Combined Immunodeficiency

Chapter 9 Combined Immune Deficiency 

Chapter 10 DiGeorge Syndrome

Chapter 11 Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome

Chapter 12 Ataxia-Telangiectasia (A-T) and Related Disorders

Chapter 13 Immune Dysregulation, Polyendocrinopathy, Enteropathy, X-linked (IPEX) Syndrome

Chapter 14 CTLA-4 Haploinsufficiency and LBRA Deficiency

Chapter 15 Diseases of Immune Dysregulation: STAT1 and STAT3 Gain of Function

Chapter 16 Autoimmune Polyendocrinopathy-Candidiasis-Ectodermal Dystrophy and Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndrome Type-1

Chapter 17 Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome and Related Disorders

Chapter 18 Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis and EBV Susceptibility

Chapter 19 Immune Dysregulation, Enterophathy, and Colitis

Chapter 20 Hyper IgE Syndromes and DOCK8

Chapter 21 Chronic Granulomatous Disease and Other Phagocyte Disorders, Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency and Neutropenia

Chapter 22 Complement Deficiencies

Chapter 23 Innate Immune Defects

Chapter 24 Inheritance

Chapter 25 Laboratory Tests

Chapter 26 Newborn Screening

Chapter 27 Infections in People with PI: Antibiotic and Antifungal Therapy

Chapter 28 Immunoglobulin Replacement Therapy

Chapter 29 Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Chapter 30 Gene Therapy

Chapter 31 Immunizations

Chapter 32 Autoimmunity in Primary Immunodeficiency

Chapter 33 Supplemental, Complementary, and Alternative Medicine in Primary Immunodeficiency

Chapter 34 Secondary Immunodeficiencies 

Chapter 35 Chronic Sinusitis

Chapter 36 Gastrointestinal (GI) Complications in Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases

Chapter 37 Clinical Trials

Chapter 38 General Care

Chapter 39 Women's Health and Primary Immunodeficiency Disease

Chapter 40 Employment and Primary Immunodeficiency Disease

Chapter 41 Health Insurance

Chapter 42 Infants and Children Living with Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases 

Chapter 43 Adolescents Living with Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases

Chapter 44 Young Adults Living with Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases

Chapter 45 Adults Living with Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases

Chapter 46 Senior Adults Living with Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases

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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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