serum sickness

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Synonyms for serum sickness

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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A case series in which Australian physicians treated 1972 redback spider bite victims with antivenin reported delayed serum reactions in 1.
The goal of our investigation was twofold: (1) to illustrate a possible association between carriage of the HLA-B27 allele and the presentation of autoimmune inner ear disease or autoimmune Meniere disease symptomatology in 2 patients and (2) to investigate the immunocytologic features of this association--namely the presence of a circulating autoantibody reaction as demonstrated by the patients' serum reactions with mouse inner ear tissue substrates.
In 1911, Mitsuda wrote the first study on serum reactions with Murata.
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