serum disease

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Synonyms for serum disease

a delayed allergic reaction to the injection of an antiserum caused by an antibody reaction to an antigen in the donor serum

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Gell and Coombs classification of drug allergies (6) Type Mechanism Example Type 1 IgE antibodies mast cell/ Penicilin- basophil degranulation anaphylaxis Type 2 IgG against cell surface/ IgM-mediated cytotoxic reaction Quinidine- hemolytic anemia Type 3 Immune complex Cephalexin- storage reaction serum disease Type 4 Delayed type Neomycine- cell-mediated reaction contact dermatitis Table 4.