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1

Primary immune deficiencies are present at

birth

2

5 categories of primary immune deficiencies

Cellular
Humoral
Combined
Phagocytic
Complement

3

Cellular immune deficiency is characterized by

severe viral, fungal, parasitic or protozoan infections
Thymus is absent

4

Humoral immune deficiency is characterized by

agammaglobinemia and recurrent bacterial infections

5

Combine immune deficiency is characterized by

sever deficiencies of both T and B cells with recurrent overwhelming infections

6

Secondary immune deficiencies occur sometime ____ ____ and are caused by

after birth
Caused by natural or artificial factors (extreme illness, infection disease or immunosuppressive drugs)

7

Assessment of cellular immune function

peripheral lymph count
T cell count
Delayed hypersensitivity skin testing
Lymphokine production
Biopsy of lymph nodes (decreased in size)

8

Assessment of humoral immune function

Ig quantification and typing
B cell count (CD19 pos)
Ab titres
Biopsy of bone marrow and lymph nodes