Praus·nitz-Küst·ner an·ti·bod·y(prows'nitz kēst'nĕr),
one of the IgE class of antibodies first demonstrated by Prausnitz and Küstner by passive transfer to the skin. See: homocytotropic antibody.
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Küstner,Heinz, German gynecologist, 1897–.
Küstner uterine tenaculum forceps
Prausnitz-Küstner antibody - see under Prausnitz
Prausnitz-Küstner reaction - see under Prausnitz
reversed Prausnitz-Küstner reaction - see under Prausnitz
Prausnitz,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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