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immune serum globulin

 

Definition: a sterile solution of globulins that contains many antibodies normally present in adult human blood; a passive immunizing agent frequently used for prophylaxis against hepatitis A virus and to treat Kawasaki disease, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, and some immunodeficiencies.

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