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Whats immune globulin needed for?

Whats immune globulin needed for?

Immune deficiency: The most common use for immunoglobulin therapy is immunodeficiency due to lack of protective levels of igg antibodies. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
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Respiratory Syncytial Virus (Definition)

Respiratory syncytial virus is a virus that causes respiratory illness commonly in young children. It infects the lungs and breathing passages, and is highly contagious. While the virus produces the symptoms of a common cold in adults, it is a much more serious and dangerous infection ...Read more


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Can anyone describe their experience with immune globulin shots given to prevent hepatitis a?

Can anyone describe their experience with immune globulin shots given to prevent hepatitis a?

It works: Both Immune Globulin and the hep a vaccine are approved for post exposure prophylaxis, and they work. The choice between the two depends upon availability and a variety of patient factors. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take rabies immune globulin while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take rabies immune globulin while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes, IgG is safe: Immune globulin (igg) is concentrated antibodies, and helps protect against a variety of infections. It is safe for pregnant women, breastfeeding moms, and infants. Of course, there could be a rare allergic reaction on a rare occassion. Because IgG is purified from other people's blood plasma, there is also a very, very rare chance that something contagious could be transmitted in the injection. ...Read more

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Is it okay not to get a rabies immune globulin after being bitten by a pet?

Is it okay not to get a rabies immune globulin after being bitten by a pet?

It depends: If the animal is immunized against rabies or you know otherwise the animal is almost certainly not infected, it is appropriate to forego the immunizations yourself. Keep the animal under close observation. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: immune globulin?

Immune globulin: The immune globulins are a class of blood proteins elaborated by the immune system to fight infection, and then remember the antigens of the infecting agent to use for future protection from reinfection. ...Read more

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Are immune globulin antibodies a injection?

Yes.: They may be given intravenously, intramuscularly, or subcutaneously depending on the dose and usage. ...Read more

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Is immune globulin antibodies a medication?

Is immune globulin antibodies a medication?

IVIg, SCIg: Immunoglobulins are proteins that aour body produce with the major function of neutralizing microbes. They are also called antibodies. Some people are congenitally deficient and receive a concentrate of immunoglobulins prepared from blood donors. When given intravenously is called ivig, given subcutaneously is scig. Another function is anti-inflammation, and is used in autoimmune conditions. ...Read more

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Is immune globulin antibodies a injection or iv?

Is immune globulin antibodies a injection or iv?

IVIg, SCIg: Immunoglobulins are proteins that our body produce with the major function of neutralizing microbes. They are also called antibodies. Some people are congenitally deficient and receive a concentrate of immunoglobulins prepared from blood donors. When given intravenously is called ivig, given subcutaneously is scig. Another function is anti-inflammation, and is used in autoimmune conditions. ...Read more

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What if I received a shot of Rh immune globulin and I am Rh positive?

Not a big issue: Rh Immune Globulin is simply an injection of rh antibody. If you are rh+ that means you also have and can make rh antibody. As such there is no effect. ...Read more

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GP says may need HepB Immune Globulin for a small nip cut used Blade used at Barber inThailand i'm sure had the 3 shots Heb B 2006 GP lost my record?

Get Hep B antibody: test. You can determine if you had Hep B vaccine by getting your blood tested for antibody to Hep B surface antigen. If you did take the required doses of Hep B vaccine, you would not need Hep B immune globulin. ...Read more

Dr. Agustin Rivas
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Rsv (Definition)

RSV, or respiratory syncytial virus, causes mild cold and flu-like symptoms in adults and older children. In younger infants and children, it can cause more serious "croup-like" symptoms such ...Read more


Dr. Robert Dracker
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Immune Globulin (Definition)

The immune globulins are a class of blood proteins elaborated by the immune system to fight infection, and then remember the antigens of the infecting agent to use for ...Read more