Unfortunately, testing for serum immunoglobulin levels is not performed routinely in such cases. Thiercelin, L. Financial support. Of these patients, 139 had received antibiotics, 52 had suspended job or school, and 55 had required hospitalization. Patient population. CVID is less frequent among Asians and rarely occurs among black persons.
Email alerts New issue alert. Search ADS. Statistical comparisons were based on the nonparametric Wilcoxon rank-sum test for 2 groups of continuous variables and were based on the Kruskal-Wallis test for multiple groups of continuous variables.
They also can be diagnosed at different times of follow-up. Three patients had chronic hepatitis C infection. Indeed, in 1993, Hermaszewski and Webster [ 11 ] reported a high mortality rate among patients with CVID after splenectomy.
Common variable immunodeficiency CVID presenting with malabsorption due to giardiasis. European surveillance of immunoglobulin safety—results of initial survey of 1243 patients with primary immunodeficiencies in 16 countries.
Delay of diagnosis. Within this population, we were able to describe the clinical characteristics of the 252 patients who received a diagnosis of CVID.
Long-term administration of immunoglobulins reduces the incidence of infection.
In the present series, 15 patients underwent splenectomy, and 1 died of infection after cyanocrylate injection [ 25 ]. Press h to open a hovercard with more details. Salanoubat; Reims: