Primer on the Primary Immunodeficiencies

Jolan E Walter, MD, PhD
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Category: Immunocompromised Host, Immunology

Dr. Walter, Division Chief of the Department of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, presents this basic review of Immunology. Dr. Walter begins by reviewing the basic classification of general immunodeficiency syndromes, and then covers the initial work-up for patients who are suspected as having an immune system deficiency. She then discusses signs and syndromes in specific patients that could suggest a primary immunodeficiency. Next, she discusses antibody deficiency syndromes and autoantibodies, She closes by discussing a specific immunodeficiency case with relevant details highlighted within the presentation.

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