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Active immunization against tetanus in man. III. Antibody response to vaccine injections in the presence of therapeutic doses of human tetanus immune globulin. a record of five cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1183456     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The tetanus antitoxin titres of five tetanus cases treated with 6,000-45,000 IU of human immune globulin and 2-4 doses of adsorbed tetanus toxoid were followed during 1 year. A typical response to the second injection of toxoid might be masked by the passively administered antibodies. The rise in titre after the third injection of toxoid was of the same magnitude as in patients receiving only active immunization. Hence the possible impediment by large doses of human immune globulin does not seem to play any practical role in complete immunization with three doses of tetanus toxoid.
K Ullberg-Olsson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European surgical research. Europäische chirurgische Forschung. Recherches chirurgicales européennes     Volume:  7     ISSN:  0014-312X     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur Surg Res     Publication Date:  1975  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-01-23     Completed Date:  1976-01-23     Revised Date:  2006-11-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0174752     Medline TA:  Eur Surg Res     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  305-14     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Antibody Formation*
Immunity, Active
Immunity, Maternally-Acquired
Immunoglobulins / administration & dosage*
Tetanus / immunology,  prevention & control*
Tetanus Antitoxin / analysis
Tetanus Toxoid / therapeutic use*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Immunoglobulins; 0/Tetanus Antitoxin; 0/Tetanus Toxoid

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