gamma globulin

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Synonyms for gamma globulin

a plasma protein containing the immunoglobulins that are responsible for immune responses

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The promising results seen in the extended trial prompted initiation of the phase III Gammaglobulin Alzheimer Partnership (GAP) study, which has been further testing the optimal dose of IVIG against placebo.
With an accurate diagnosis the course may be self-limiting, including parvovirus B19 infections, and patients can be managed expectantly, although intravenous gammaglobulin remains an option, particularly in those associated with HIV.
Schwartz RS, Gabriel DA, Aledort LM, Green D, Kessler CM: A prospective study of treatment of acquired (autoimmune) factor VIII inhibitors with high-dose intravenous gammaglobulin.
This second, confirmatory study follows a separate, ongoing Phase III Gammaglobulin Alzheimer's Partnership (GAP) trial sponsored by Baxter in partnership with the Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study (ADCS), a clinical trial consortium backed by the National Institutes of Health.
An injection of gammaglobulin will provide the antibodies.
The platelet count can be supported by intravenous gammaglobulin (IV IgG) (18) and anti-D (WinRho[R]).
High-dose intravenous gammaglobulin (IVIG) and aspirin were administered with a diagnosis of KD.
High-dose intravenous gammaglobulin therapy for passive immune thrombocytopenia in the neonate.
Both acute and chronic inflammation, as evidenced by elevations in total protein concentration, mononuclear cell counts, and the gammaglobulin (Immunoglobulin [IgG]) fraction, are typically found in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of individuals, especially during acute clinical attacks.
Response to intravenous gammaglobulin in refractory Takayasu arteritis
Maintenance treatment of adults with chronic refractory immune thrombocytopenic purpura using repeated intravenous infusions of gammaglobulin.
At present the recommended standard treatment at this phase of the disease is a single infusion of intravenous gammaglobulin (IVIG) (2 g/kg), followed by low-dose aspirin therapy.
Normally, in the foetus, the concentration of total protein and albumin progressively increases with little change in globulins and an absence of gammaglobulin.
High-dose intravenous gammaglobulin therapy for neonatal immune haemolytic jaundice due to blood group incompatibility.
Gammaglobulin and acquired immunity to human malaria.