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Intramuscular and intravenous administration of immunoglobulin to patients with hypogammaglobulinemia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6652239     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Hypogammaglobulinemia patients, who seem to be more numerous than previously known, have an unacceptable diagnostic delay of 12 years. They often get insufficient Ig prophylaxis, frequently due to the side effects caused by the im administration. A new Ig preparation for IV use has been utilized, which is much more acceptable to the patients, causing very few side effects. In contrast to im preparations, IV immunoglobulin can be used at high doses, quickly normalizing the patient's serum IgG level, and seems to permit longer intervals between infusions during long-term prophylaxis.
Authors:
L A Hanson; J Björkander; C Wadsworth
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Birth defects original article series     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0547-6844     ISO Abbreviation:  Birth Defects Orig. Artic. Ser.     Publication Date:  1983  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-02-14     Completed Date:  1984-02-14     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0003403     Medline TA:  Birth Defects Orig Artic Ser     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  205-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Agammaglobulinemia / physiopathology,  therapy*
Humans
Immunization, Passive / adverse effects
Immunoglobulins / administration & dosage*
Injections, Intramuscular
Injections, Intravenous
Lung / physiopathology
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Immunoglobulins

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