Information updates

New TAPID SCID publication

30 October 2020

A new position paper, Diagnosis and management of severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) in Australia and New Zealand, submitted on behalf of the ASCIA Transplantation and Primary Immunodeficiency (TAPID) group, has been published in the Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health (JPCH). https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jpc.15158

This publication complements the ASCIA-TAPID SCID Consensus Guideline (2019) on the ASCIA website, which includes information from the published Position Paper and additional information about transplantation. www.allergy.org.au/hp/papers/ascia-guidelines-SCID-TAPID 

There are now three TAPID publications that are included in the updated ASCIA immunodeficiency reference list

Richards, S., Gennery, A.R., Davies, G., Wong, M., Shaw, P.J., Peake, J., Fraser,C., Gray, P., Brothers, S., Sinclair, J., Prestidge, T., Preece, K., Quinn, P., Ramachandran, S., Loh, R., McLean-Tooke, A., Mitchell, R., Cole, T., on behalf of ASCIA Transplantation and Primary Immunodeficiency (TAPID) group. (2020). Diagnosis and management of severe combined immunodeficiency in Australia and New ZealandJournal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 56, 1508–1513. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jpc.15158

ASCIA-TAPID Consensus Guideline: Diagnosis, management and transplantation of severe combined   immunodeficiency in Australia and New Zealand. 2019. www.allergy.org.au/hp/papers/ascia-guidelines-SCID-TAPID  This Guideline includes information from the published Position Paper (see above) and additional information about transplantation.

Cole, T., McLean‐Tooke, A., Loh, R., Quinn, P., Peake, J., Sinclair, J., Gray, P., Wong, M., Smith, J., Davies, G., Gennery, A., Smart, J. (2018). ASCIA transplantation and primary immunodeficiency (TAPID) project. Internal Medicine Journal, 48, Issue S6. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/imj.48_14077

TAPID is an important and ongoing expert collaboration facilitated by ASCIA, between clinical immunologists, transplant physicians and international experts. For more information about TAPID go to www.allergy.org.au/about-ascia/ascia-initiatives/tapid