Recognizing Immunodeficiency

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Credit (s)

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the frequency of upper respiratory infections in children with a normal immune system, including important risk factors.​
  • List clinical warning signs that may indicate a primary immunodeficiency
  • Identify common infections associated with various compartments of the immune system and discuss initial screening labs.​
  • Describe the clinical presentation of key primary immunodeficiencies​


Intended Audience:

This online course is designed for pediatricians, family physicians, pediatric nurses, immunologists, allergists, and specialists in respiratory medicine.


The online course focuses on recognizing and managing pediatric immunodeficiencies. Participants will gain insights into the frequency of upper respiratory infections in children with normal immune systems, with a discussion of key risk factors. Clinical warning signs indicative of primary immunodeficiency will be highlighted, and common infections associated with different immune system compartments will be explored along with initial screening lab considerations. Furthermore, the course delves into the clinical presentations of essential primary immunodeficiencies, equipping healthcare professionals with valuable knowledge for early diagnosis and intervention.

Assessment and Earning CME Credit:

To receive CME credit for this episode in Armenia, you must take the CME quiz at the end of this course. You have 3 chances to get a 70% to pass. Once you pass the quiz, we will send your information to the Armenian Ministry of Health for credits.

Dr. Neema Izadi, MS

Dr. Neema Izadi, MS

Dr. Izadi currently works as an Assistant Professor in the Clinical Division of Immunology and Allergy at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Dr. Izadi also teaches at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and serves the California Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Newborn Screening Program. He has first author publications in immunodeficiency, asthma, atopic dermatitis, and allergy. His current interests include primary immunodeficiency and medical education.