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Coverage from the

European Society for Immunodeficiencies (ESID) 2016 Biennial Meeting

September 21 - 24, 2016; Barcelona, Spain

September 21 - 24, 2016 Barcelona, Spain
  • ESID Newborn Screening for SCID Making Gains Globally Mandatory screening of newborns for severe combined immunodeficiency disease (SCID) could lead to better care and the identification of more cases, according to proponents.
  • ESID Genetic Test Results Spur Ethical Dilemmas A panel of experts discuss the many ethical implications of genetic testing and the moral responsibility of doctors and patients to deal with the information.
  • ESID Immunodeficiency May Be Complicated by Asthma, Allergies Testing patients with common variable immunodeficiency for asthma and allergies can lead to better disease management after positive results, new research suggests.

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