Prevalence of Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases in Kerman, Southeast of Iran

Authors

1 Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Allergy/Immunology), Department of Pediatric Asthma and Allergy and Immunology; Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran

2 Associate Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Kerman University of Medical Sciences,Kerman Iran

3 Assistant Professor of Forensic Medicine and Clinical Toxicology, Trauma Research Center, Department of Clinical Toxicology, Hazrat Ali Asghar (PBUH) Hospital, Shiraz University Of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.

4 Medical Informatics Research Center, Institute for Futures Studies in Health, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran

5 Resident of Pediatrics. Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran

Abstract

Objective: Primary immunodeficiency diseases (PID) are rare and heterogeneous congenital diseases leading to increased unusual susceptibility to developing infections and causingsome malignancies and autoimmune diseases. This study was conducted to evaluate the epidemiological characteristics of primary these diseases in patients attending the clinic of immunodeficiency diseases in Kerman.
Subjects and Methods: In a case series study from from 2003 to 2014 in our tertiary referral center, 32 patients with primary immunodeficiency disease were included. Data was analyzed by statistical software SPSS-19 . The level of significance was considered P

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