What is included in patient education about severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID)?

Updated: May 27, 2020
  • Author: Francisco J Hernandez-Ilizaliturri, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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See the list below:

  • Inform patients and their families about the risk of overwhelming infection and the need for immediate intervention.

  • Encourage the use of antibiotics in case symptoms of infection arise, along with immediate referral to the nearest medical facility for evaluation.


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