Infection risk among adults with down syndrome: a two group series of 101 patients in a tertiary center.


Department of Clinical Immunology and Internal Medicine, National Reference Center for Autoimmune Diseases, Hôpitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg, 1, place de l'Hôpital, 67091, Strasbourg, France. [Email]


Down syndrome (DS) is the most common form of viable chromosomal abnormality. DS is associated with recurrent infections, auto-immunity and malignancies in children. Little is known about immunity and infections in DS at adulthood.


Adult,Down syndrome,Immunodeficiency,Infectious risk,Neurological impairment,