Table 1.

Examples of immunoglobulin indication by category and duration

Red = high priorityChronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathyShort term (blue as long term)
Guillain-Barré syndromeShort term
Immune thrombocytopenic purpuraShort term
Kawasaki diseaseShort term
Primary immune deficiencyLong term
Specific antibody deficiencyLong term
Toxic epidermal necrolysis/Stevens Johnson syndromeShort term
Blue = medium priorityImmunobullous diseaseLong term
Inflammatory myopathiesLong term
Multifocal motor neuropathyLong term
Myasthenia gravisShort term
Secondary antibody deficiencyLong term
Staphylococcal/Streptococcal toxic shock syndromeShort term
Grey = low priorityAutoimmune encephalitis
Pyoderma gangrenosum
Systemic vasculitides
  • Adapted from the Department of Health Demand Management Plan for Immunoglobulin Use