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What is gammar (immunoglobulin)?

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Dr. John Overholt
Allergy and Immunology 27 years experience
Immunoglobulin: Gammar-p is a brand name for a preparation of immunoglobulin, primarily igg. It is indicated for igg replacement in persons with low or absent igg levels. Such preparations are occasionally used off-label for other conditions.

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What is an immunoglobulin?

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Dr. Andrew Murphy
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Part of immune sys: Immunoglobulins are proteins that we make that are part of our immune system. There are four main types igg, igm, IgA and ige all of which perform different functions.

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