serum shock


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se·rum shock

anaphylactic or anaphylactoid shock caused by the injection of antitoxic or other foreign serum.

serum shock

a life-threatening reduction in blood volume and blood pressure caused by the injection of an antitoxic or other foreign serum.

se·rum shock

(sēr'ŭm shok)
Anaphylactic or anaphylactoid shock caused by the injection of antitoxic or other foreign serum.

serum shock

An acute allergic (ANAPHYLACTIC) reaction occurring after the injection of foreign serum into a person who has become sensitized to it by previous exposure.