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April is National Primary Immunodeficiency Awareness Month
Date:4/1/2013

eir own communities through grassroots outreach and by contacting the local media," she added. "It is amazing to see how patients sharing their individual stories each April results in a significant number of new diagnoses of primary immunodeficiency diseases and leads to people getting the help they need."

The month culminates with IDF joining international patient organizations to mark World PI Week (April 22-29, 2013), a global campaign, which aims to raise awareness and improve diagnosis and treatment of primary immunodeficiency diseases.

Is It Just An Infection?
One of the key message points IDF works to communicate during National Primary Immunodeficiency Awareness Month is the importance of evaluating infections to determine if it is something out of the ordinary, a potential sign of a primary immunodeficiency disease.

People should be suspicious of an infection if it is:

Severe – requires hospitalization or intravenous antibiotics 
Persistent – won't completely clear up or clears slowly 
Unusual – caused by an uncommon organism 
Recurrent – keeps coming back 
Runs in the Family – others in your family have a similar susceptibility to infection

If people have infections that match any of these descriptions, they are advised to consult their physician to check for the possibility of a primary immunodeficiency disease.

People with primary immunodeficiencies are more susceptible to infections and health problems that lead to serious and debilitating diseases. Patients can live long, healthy, normal lives, but early diagnosis and proper medical care are an essential first step.

About The Immune Deficiency Foundation

The Immune Deficiency Foundation, founded in 1980, is the national non-profit patient organization dedicated to improving the diagnosis, treatment and quality of life of persons with primary immunodeficiency diseases throu
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