Prausnitz, Otto Carl W.

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Otto Carl W., German hygienist, 1876-1963.
Prausnitz-Küstner antibody - one of the IgE class of antibodies first demonstrated by passive transfer to the skin. Synonym(s): atopic reagin
Prausnitz-Küstner reaction - formerly the standard method of demonstrating IGE
reversed Prausnitz-Küstner reaction - the appearance of an urticarial reaction at the site of injection when serum containing reaginic antibody is injected into the skin of a person in whom the allergen is already present.
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