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ACAAI - Faces Facets Allergy Immunology 2014
Board Review

Vaccines as Tools in the Evaluation of Primary Immune Deficiencies
TOPICS INCLUDE:
Presenting Signs and Symptoms of Patients With Recurrent Infections: Guidance for the Differential Evaluation of Immune Deficiency Diseases
Vaccine Responses in the Evaluation of Patients With B-Cell Immune Deficiency
Approach to Treatment With Replacement Ig Therapy
TARGET AUDIENCE:
This program has been designed to meet the educational needs of allergists/immunologists, and other healthcare professionals involved in the management of patients with immunodeficiencies.
 
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
Upon completion of this session, participants should be able to:
Recognize important signs and symptoms of patients for possible immune deficiency.
Interpret vaccine responses in the evaluation of a patient for specific antibody deficiency.
Initiate appropriate treatment dosages of Ig therapy, and explain the advantages and disadvantages of the IV or SC route of administration.
 
FACULTY:
Mark Ballow, MD Jennifer W. Leiding, MD
Former Chief, Division of Allergy/Immunology; Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo; SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine; Affiliate Faculty of University of South Florida; Department of Pediatrics and Medicine; Divisions of Allergy & Immunology; Sarasota, Florida
Assistant Professor; Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology; Department of Pediatrics; University of South Florida; St. Petersburg, Florida
Elena E. Perez, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics Division of Allergy and Immunology; University of Miami; Miller School of Medicine; Miami, Florida
 
 
DISCLOSURE:
Mark Ballow, MD – Advisory Board/Speaker: Baxter, CSL Behring; Data Safety Monitoring
Mark Ballow, MDBoard: Green Cross, Kedrion
Jennifer Leiding, MD – No relevant financial relationships
Elena Perez, MD, PhD – Consultant/Research Grant: CSL Behring
 
DISCLAIMER:
The information provided is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition.
 
This activity is sponsored by the
American College of
Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
Complimentary viewing
courtesy of
Baxter Healthcare Corporation
 
 

 
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