measles immunoglobulin

mea·sles im·mune glob·u·lin (hu·man)

a sterile solution of globulins derived from the blood plasma of adult human donors with elevated titers to measles: it is prepared from immune serum globulin that complies with the measles antibody reference standard; a passive immunizing agent.

measles immunoglobulin

(1) Measles immune globulin, a therapeutic product.
(2) Either of the antibodies to measles (rubeola):
• IgM, which rises acutely; or
• IgG, which is elevated after exposure and/or in chronic infection.
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The criteria for the laboratory diagnosis included the presence of measles immunoglobulin (Ig) M, isolation of measles virus, or identification of measles virus by reverse transcription PCR (2,3).
Of the serum samples tested, 1,053 (15%) of 6,999 were positive for measles immunoglobulin (Ig) M; most were collected during 2006 (Figure 1).

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