Evaluation of Suspected Immunodeficiency

  • Thomas A. Fleisher
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 601)


The clinical utility and capacity to evaluate immunologic function has evolved significantly over the past few decades. This chapter summarizes screening methods and more sophisticated approaches to assess the immune system when there is a suspicion of an immune deficiency.


Primary Immunodeficiency Absolute Lymphocyte Count Primary Immunodeficiency Disease Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis Primary Immune Deficiency 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Laboratory Medicine, NIH Clinical CenterNational Institutes of Health, DHHSBethesdaUSA

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