antilymphocyte antibodies

antilymphocyte antibodies

Antibodies that have developed to the human leucocyte (HLA) antigens on B and T cells. Monoclonal antilymphocyte antibodies have been used to prevent graft rejection but are dangerously liable to lead to severe infection from the resulting acquired immune deficiency.
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All 3 patients also were given initial and maintenance cyclosporine, azathioprine, and methylprednisolone; none received antilymphocyte antibodies.