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Flashcards in Bacterial Infections in Immunodeficiency Deck (3)
1

What infections are more common if there is a reduction in phagocytes?

o Bacteria = S. Aureus, serratia, BCG-osis, pseudomonas
o Fungi = aspergillus, zygomycetes

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What infections are more common if there is a reduction of complement

meningococcal meningitis or sepsis

3

What infections are more common if there is a reduction in B cells and antibodies (humoral response)?

Usually S. pneumoniae, H/. Influenzae and Neisseria meningitis