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What is IgG and its important characteristics?

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Dr. David Shulan
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Major immunoglobulin

Igg is the main immunoglobulin, a protein that binds to invading or toxic materials, to prevent infection or damage.
It's effect is very important in fighting many bacterial and viral infections. It's effects are usually beneficial but rarely, it can attack the body. Low levels or no igg can may one very prone to infection. Replacemt infusions for those lacking the antibody can be life saving.

In brief: Major immunoglobulin

Igg is the main immunoglobulin, a protein that binds to invading or toxic materials, to prevent infection or damage.
It's effect is very important in fighting many bacterial and viral infections. It's effects are usually beneficial but rarely, it can attack the body. Low levels or no igg can may one very prone to infection. Replacemt infusions for those lacking the antibody can be life saving.
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