The demographic datas of chronic granulomatous disease patients and the comparation of the clinical datas before and after interferon-gamma treatment in our country

Filiz S., KOCACIK UYGUN D. F., Sanal O., Camcioglu Y., SOMER A., Barlan I., ...More

ASTIM ALLERJI IMMUNOLOJI, vol.11, no.3, pp.153-161, 2013 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.153-161
  • Keywords: Immunologic diseases, interferon-gamma
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) is a genetically heterogeneous primary immunodeficiency that is characterised by bacteria and fungal infections with defective phagocytosis. Interferon-gamma (INF-gamma) has diverse roles in the innate and adaptive responses. Despite several decades of work on INF-gamma treatment in CGD, contraversy remains about its use.