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What is immune globulin ig?

What is immune globulin ig?

Protein, antibody: An immunoglobulin, also called an antibody, is a protein that binds susbtances to eliminate or neutralize them. Most of immunoglobulins are in the blood, but also in the lining of the respiratory tract and the gastrointestinal tract. Immunoglobulins are produced with small variations that allow them to bind the millions of different microbes. There are 5 types; igg, igm, iga, IgD and ige. ...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


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What is an immune globulin?

What is an immune globulin?

Protein, antibody: An immunoglobulin, also called an antibody, is a protein that binds susbtances to eliminate or neutralize them. Most of immunoglobulins are in the blood, but also in the lining of the respiratory tract and the gastrointestinal tract. Immunoglobulins are produced with small variations that allow them to bind the millions of different microbes. There are 5 types; igg, igm, iga, IgD and ige. ...Read more

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What is immunuglobulin?

What is immunuglobulin?

Protein: They are proteins produced by the body's lymphocytes after exposure to an external agent. There are 5 known classes of immunoglobulins (igg, iga, igm, ige, igd) and each has a special roles in defense. ...Read more

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What is immune gamma globulin treatment?

What is immune gamma globulin treatment?

Antibody replacement: Combined antibody from a pool of healthy donors is given to patients who either do not make antibody for themselves or cannot make specific antibody against a pathogen. The product is also given in the context of several hyperinflamatory or autoimmune disorders because the pooled antibody either blocks the activity of rogue/autoimmune antibodies or downregulates overactive white blood cells. ...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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What is a humoral immune deficiency?

What is a humoral immune deficiency?

Humoral Deficiency: Humoral immunodeficiency is a deficiency of circulating antibodies. ...Read more

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What is adaptive immunity?

What is adaptive immunity?

Immune system part.: Adaptive immunity is the part of our immune system that allows us to recognize new pathogens, attack and eliminate them, and remember when they return. It is mediated by blood cells called lymphocytes, which produce antibodies to these pathogens. It is essential to our health, allows vaccinations to work, and is attacked by hiv, the virus that causes aids. ...Read more

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What's a lymphocyte? What is the immune system?

What's a lymphocyte? What is the immune system?

Fights invaders: Lymphocytes are a family of cells that variably orchestrate the response to invading microbes so that you aren't hurt in the process. The immune system is broadly speaking all of your defenses against infection, narrowly the processes that the lymphocytes direct. It would take more than 400 characters to do the subject justice. ...Read more

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What is herd immunity?

What is herd immunity?

Community Immunity: When a critical portion of a community is immunized against a contagious disease, most members of the community are protected against that disease because there is little opportunity for an outbreak. Even those who are not eligible for certain vaccines—such as infants, pregnant women, or immunocompromised individuals—get some protection because the spread of contagious disease is contained. ...Read more

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What is your immune system?

What is your immune system?

Immune system: Your Immune system is a general term for your body's ability to fight infections. There are textbooks written on the subject as it is very complex but includes various body organs and blood cells to keep your body free from foreign invasions. ...Read more

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What is an immunoglobulin?

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. ...Read more

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What is immuno deficient?

What is immuno deficient?

English spoken here: These are sort of bizarre questions you are asking. To have a weak or ineffective immune system. ...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 is gammar (immunoglobulin)?

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. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Cmv hyperimmune globulin allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Cmv hyperimmune globulin allergy?

Adverse effects.: Cmv hyperimmune globulin is used to prevent congenital CMV infection. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: https://www.drugs.com/monograph/cytomegalovirus-immune-globulin-iv.html ...Read more

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What is albumin and globulins?

What is albumin and globulins?

Serum proteins: The liquid part of blood left over, after blood clots is called serum and it contains many proteins. One type of protein is Albumin and a number of other proteins are lumped in a group called globulins. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/total-serum-protein. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: immune globulin?

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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What exactly is crmo the auto immune disease?

What exactly is crmo the auto immune disease?

Many bone lesions: CRMO, chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis, affects many areas of skeleton(usually > 2) with subacute infection withs lytic. mixed, and sclerotic lesions without detection of causative organism. It usually affects young,5 to 15 years of age. Can have typical lesions of jaw and clavicle. Lesions can occur in spine or appendicular skeleton, symmetric or asymmetric.NSAIDs or biologics Rx ...Read more

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What does it mean by hepatitis a total antibody reactive?

What does it mean by hepatitis a total antibody reactive?

Exposure to : Virus. Igm antibody to hep a indicates recent infection, total antibody, usually igg indicates prior infection and recovery. ...Read more

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What is a cellular immune deficiency syndrome?

Very ill: Patients (usually children) are very ill with frequent infections. Primary immunodeficiency (pi) causes children and adults to have infections that come back frequently or are unusually hard to cure. See 10 warning signs of primary immune deficiency http://www.Info4pi.Org/aboutpi/pdf/general10warningsignsfinal.Pdf. ...Read more

Immunoglobulin (Definition)

Immunoglobulins are antibodies produced by b cells. They have a y shaped configuration. They are involved in protecting us ...Read more


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Sandoglobulin (Definition)

Sandoglobulin is an antibody based agent which is a kind of ...Read more