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Table 1 Clinical classification of patients with immune deficiency

From: Acute abdomen in the immunocompromised patient: WSES, SIS-E, WSIS, AAST, and GAIS guidelines

Mild-moderate immune deficiency
 Elderly (according to the age and general status of the patient)
 Active malignancy, not on chemotherapy
 HIV with CD4+ count > 200/mm3
Severe immune deficiency
 HIV with CD4+ count < 200/mm3
 Transplant (solid organ, bone marrow)
 High-dose steroids (more than 20 mg/day prednisone)
 Malignancy on chemotherapy
 Neutrophil count < 1000/mm3