Clinical Working Party


Diagnostic criteria for PID

The diagnostic criteria for the most common PID are listed here.


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10 Warning Signs of PID - General

1) Four or more new ear infections within 1 year.
2) Two or more serious sinus infections within 1 year.
3) Two or more months on antibiotics with little effect.
4) Two or more pneumonias within 1 year.
5) Failure of an infant to gain weight or grow normally.
6) Recurrent, deep skin or organ abscesses.
7) Persistent thrush in mouth or fungal infection on skin.
8) Need for intravenous antibiotics to clear infections.
9) Two or more deep-seated infections including septicemia.
10) A family history of PI.

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Common Variable Immunodeficiency (CVI) diagnosis criteria

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Diagnostic Criteria Workshop

IgG subclass deficiencies