Skip to Content
Medical Term:

passive anaphylaxis


an obsolete term referring to a reaction resulting from inoculation of antigen in an animal previously inoculated intravenously with specific antiserum from another animal, a latent period being required between the two inoculations.

Synonym(s): antiserum anaphylaxis

© Copyright 2017 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.