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[Infectious risk factors with special attention to elderly patients]

Journal Paper/Review - Dec 10, 1994

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Binet I, Schifferli J. [Infectious risk factors with special attention to elderly patients]. Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift 1994; 124:2226-8.
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Journal Paper/Review (Deutsch)
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Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift 1994; 124
Publication Date
Dec 10, 1994
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0036-7672
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Pages
2226-8
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This short review focuses on non-specific defences against infectious agents and the immune response in the elderly patient. The problem of hypogammaglobulinemia in patients with myeloma or leukemia, and its treatment with intravenous immunoglobulins, is also discussed.