Title: Invasive pneumococcal disease in children can reveal a primary immunodeficiency
Authors: Gaschignard, Jean ×
Levy, Corinne
Chrabieh, Maya
Boisson, Bertrand
Bost-Bru, Cécile
Dauger, Stéphane
Dubos, François
Durand, Philippe
Gaudelus, Joël
Gendrel, Dominique
Gras Le Guen, Christèle
Grimprel, Emmanuel
Guyon, Gaël
Jeudy, Catherine
Jeziorski, Eric
Leclerc, Francis
Léger, Pierre-Louis
Lesage, Fabrice
Lorrot, Mathie
Pellier, Isabelle
Pinquier, Didier
de Pontual, Loïc
Sachs, Philippe
Thomas, Caroline
Tissières, Pierre
Valla, Frédéric V
Desprez, Philippe
Frémeaux-Bacchi, Véronique
Varon, Emmanuelle
Bossuyt, Xavier
Cohen, Robert
Abel, Laurent
Casanova, Jean-Laurent
Puel, Anne
Picard, Capucine #
Issue Date: Jul-2014
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Series Title: Clinical Infectious Diseases vol:59 issue:2 pages:244-51
Article number: 10.1093/cid/ciu274
Abstract: About 10% of pediatric patients with invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) die from the disease. Some primary immunodeficiencies (PIDs) are known to confer predisposition to IPD. However, a systematic search for these PIDs has never been carried out in children presenting with IPD.
ISSN: 1058-4838
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Laboratory of Clinical Bacteriology and Mycology
Experimental Laboratory Immunology
Department of Health and Technology - UC Leuven
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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