Immunodeficiencies

Primary immunodeficiencies (PIDs), also known as inborn errors of immunity (IEI) are a group of more than 400 potentially serious disorders that can lead to frequent or severe infections, swellings and autoimmune problems. PID/IEI discorders can be caused by defects in genes that control the immune system, and may be inherited.  

Fast Facts about primary immunodeficiences (PIDs) can be found here: www.allergy.org.au/patients/fast-facts/PID-IEI 

Common Variable Immunodeficiency (CVID) Updated October 2021

 

Immunoglobulin Replacement Therapy (IRT) Updated October 2021

Primary Immunodeficiency (Inborn Errors of Immunity) Updated October 2021

Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) Updated October 2021

Sucutaneous Immunoglobulin (SCIg)

SCIg Therapy - General Information Updated August 2022

SCIg Therapy - Equipment Checklist

SCIg Therapy - Infusion Checklist

ASCIA Treatment, Transfer, Travel and Management plans for Immunodeficiencies can be found here: www.allergy.org.au/hp/ascia-plans-action-and-treatment

Other ASCIA information for patients and carers is available here: 

Patient and carer support organisations are listed here: www.allergy.org.au/patients/patient-support-organisations

ASCIA health professional information is available here: www.allergy.org.au/hp/papers

Content updated October 2022

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