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Immune deficiency disorders involving neutrophils
  1. G P Spickett
  1. Dr G P Spickett, Regional Department of Immunology, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK; gavin.spickett{at}


This review addresses current thinking on the diagnosis, causation and management of common and rare primary disorders of granulocytes. The genetic basis of many of these disorders is now understood. Increased awareness is necessary to ensure that these disorders are identified promptly and treated appropriately.

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  • Competing interests: None.