intravenous immunoglobulin

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intravenous immunoglobulin

Abbreviation: IVIG
A solution containing concentrated human immunoglobulins (antibodies), primarily IgG. IVIG has numerous uses in health care, including as replacement therapy for patients with primary immune deficiencies; as a treatment for those with Kawasaki disease, bullous pemphigoid, Guillain-Barré syndrome, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, and other immune-mediated illnesses; and as a means of providing patients with passive immunity against infectious diseases.
See also: immunoglobulin
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Contract notice: Delivery of antiviral and antibacterial for systemic use, hormonal preparations (excluding sex hormones), agents for the treatment of addiction, anesthetics, anti-products for the cardiovascular system, alimentary tract and metabolism, immunosuppressive agents that reduce blood clotting, anti-anemia, heparin, vaccines, immunoglobulins, intravenous fluids, dialysis solutions, nitrous oxide, and various medicinal products for spwsz in szczecin.

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