Primary immunodeficiency diseases in the Middle East
Article first published online: 2 FEB 2012
© 2012 New York Academy of Sciences.
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Volume 1250, The Year in Human and Medical Genetics: Inborn Errors of Immunity III pages 56–61, February 2012
How to Cite
Al-Muhsen, S. and Alsum, Z. (2012), Primary immunodeficiency diseases in the Middle East. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1250: 56–61. doi: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2011.06379.x
- Issue published online: 24 FEB 2012
- Article first published online: 2 FEB 2012
- primary immunodeficiency;
- Middle East;
- Saudi Arabia
Reports on primary immunodeficiency diseases (PIDs) have clearly shown wide geographic and ethnic variations. Understanding these variations is expected to play a major role in improving the diagnosis and management of such diseases, and will also affect research on PIDs. In this short review, we explore the unique aspects of primary immunodeficiencies in the Middle East.