Why choose Mayo ClinicBy Mayo Clinic Staff
July 09, 2014
- Expertise and team approach. Your multispecialty team of experts may include pediatric hematologists and pediatric oncologists, as well as other pediatric experts in immunodeficiencies and infectious diseases who work together to provide exceptional care for children and support for families.
- Experience. Pediatric experts at Mayo Clinic treat more than 370 patients each year with pediatric white blood cell disorders.
- Newest technology. At Mayo Clinic, your doctor will have access to specialized lab tests and may work with immunologists and infectious disease experts to find the best treatment approach. The Cellular and Molecular Immunology Laboratory, which is part of the Primary Immunodeficiency Center at Mayo Clinic, provides the most modern and cutting-edge testing to identify underlying causes of many white blood cell disorders.
- Research to improve treatment. Mayo Clinic experts conduct and participate in the latest research on pediatric white blood cell disorders. For example, Mayo Clinic participates in the Severe Chronic Neutropenia International Registry, a global database of treatment outcomes for people with severe chronic neutropenia to aid research and improve treatment.
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