Having an impaired immune system.
- The populations at risk are neonates, immunocompromised individuals, and patients predisposed by prior surgery or malignacy.
- Immunosuppressed or immunocompromised patients are at higher risk for contracting waterborne infections.
- Immune serum globulin has been used prophylactically and therapeutically against enteroviruses in neonates and immunocompromised patients.
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