PI not rare in the country


PETALING JAYA: Primary Immunodeficiency (PI), a life-threatening condition that weakens the immune system, is not as rare as many assume, say immunologists.

Consultant clinical immunologist and allergist Dr Amir Hamzah Abdul Latiff said there is a misconception that the disorder is rare, as the prevalence of the condition is about one in 1,200 people.

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