The Immune Dysregulation Diagnosis and Treatment (IDDAT) Program

Does your child suffer from unexplained symptoms that affect more than one organ? Have doctors been unable to diagnose your child's illness?

If so, the IDDAT Program at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh is here for you.

Our team features health care experts from many fields who diagnose and treat rare immune system and autoinflammatory disorders in kids.

Contact the IDDAT Program

To learn more about the IDDAT Program at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh or make an appointment, call 412-692-7273.

How We Can Help Your Child

The IDDAT Program at UPMC Children’s Hospital is one place to turn when your child may have an undiagnosed immune disease.

Immune disorder symptoms

If your child has any of these symptoms, the IDDAT may be able to help:

  • Severe viral or bacterial infections.
  • Frequent need for IV antibiotics.
  • Infection from rare organisms.
  • Frequent or constant fevers of unknown cause.
  • Unexplained skin rash or other organ inflammation.
  • Recurrent sepsis-like illness of unknown cause.
  • Early-onset IBD.
  • Severe or multisystem autoimmune disease.
  • Family history of immune system disorders.

Immune system conditions we treat

Our team has expert knowledge in diagnosing and treating:

  • Undiagnosed conditions where we suspect an immune disorder.
  • Immune disorders that cause inflammation.
  • Immune deficiency disorders.
  • Genetic immune and autoinflammatory disorders.
  • Abnormal blood counts from autoimmune disease.

Why Choose the IDDAT For Your Child's Care?

Access to a full range of immune disease experts.

At IDDAT, you and your child will have access to a team of experts in:

Based on your child's symptoms, care team members will:

  • Do an exam.
  • Order diagnostic and genetic tests.
  • Translate the test results.
  • Diagnose your child’s immune disease.
  • Work as a group to design a custom treatment plan.

State-of-the-art testing.

IDDAT offers a broad array of advanced diagnostic and genetic tests.

Our lab returns results quickly, so the care team can properly diagnose and promptly treat your child.

Custom treatments to meet your child's needs.

Because these immune illnesses are so rare, we take pride in finding a treatment that will give your child the best results.

We also do not stop our research on the causes of and new treatments for immune dysregulation disorders.