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Immunodeficiency

Immunodeficiencies are a range of disorders in which there is a defect in the normal function of
the immune system. Delayed recognition and diagnosis of immunodeficiencies leads to poor health outcomes and potentially premature death.

Infections are the predominant feature of immunodeficiency, particularly infections that may:
 be unusually persistent, severe, recurrent or resistant to treatment
 involve unusual organisms or organisms of usually low virulence
 involve body sites not usually prone to infection or multiple organs

For patients and carers

General information for patients and carers  Updated August 2017

Checklist - SCIg equipment New August 2017

Checklist - SCIg infusions New August 2017

Common variable immunodeficiency (CVID)

Immunoglobulin replacement therapy

Primary immunodeficiencies (PID)

Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID)

Hereditary angiodema (HAE) - under development

Subcutaneous immunogobulin (SCIg) information 

SCIg therapy - general information for patients and carers Updated August 2017

SCIg information handouts for patients and carers Updated August 2017 (ASCIA member access only)

Guide - Setting up a SCIg service in a hospital New August 2017 

SCIg Treatment Plan New August 2017  

SCIg Position Statement Updated August 2017

General information for health professionals

Guidelines – Standardised infusion rates for intravenous immunoglobulin replacement therapy New August 2017

Primary immunodeficiencies (PID) Clinical Update New August 2017

PID e-training 

HAE Position Paper and Action Plan Updated March 2017

 

Content updated January 2018

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