Clinical and immunologic features of pediatric patients with common variable immunodeficiency and respiratory complications


Aydogan M., Eifan A. O., Gocmen I., Ozdemir C., Bahceciler N. N., Barlan I. B.

JOURNAL OF INVESTIGATIONAL ALLERGOLOGY AND CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY, vol.18, no.4, pp.260-265, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

Abstract

Background: Common variable immunodeficiency (CVID) is the term used to describe a heterogeneous group of B-cell deficiency syndromes characterized by hypogammaglobulinemia, impaired antibody production, and recurrent bacterial infections.