Knowledge Check

How would you characterize benign ethnic neutropenia (more than one answer can apply)?

a
Acquired
b
Congenital
c
Associated with increased risk of infection
d
An evolutionarily adaptive trait
Protective against severe malaria infection.
e
Of no clinical consequence

Which TWO conditions are associated with an increase risk of serious infection?

a
Benign familial neutropenia
b
Benign ethnic neutropenia
c
Cyclic neutropenia
d
Severe congenital neutropenia