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serotherapy

 [se″ro-ther´ah-pe]
the treatment of infectious disease by the injection of immune serum or antitoxin.

se·ro·ther·a·py

(sē'rō-thār'ă-pē),
Treatment of an infectious disease by injection of an antitoxin or serum containing specific antibody.
Synonym(s): serum therapy

serotherapy

/se·ro·ther·a·py/ (-ther´ah-pe) treatment of infectious disease by injection of immune serum or antitoxin.

serotherapy

(sîr′ō-thĕr′ə-pē)
n. pl. serothera·pies
Treatment of disease by administration of a serum obtained from an immunized animal.

se′ro·ther′a·pist n.

se·ro·ther·a·py

(sēr'ō-thār'ă-pē)
Treatment of an infectious disease by injection of an antitoxin or serum containing specific antibody.

serotherapy

Treatment of disease by the injection of human or animal serum containing antibodies.

se·ro·ther·a·py

(sēr'ō-thār'ă-pē)
Treatment of infectious disease by injection of antitoxin or serum containing specific antibody.

serotherapy

the treatment of infectious disease by the injection of serum from immune animals.
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Serotherapy in scorpion envenomation: a randomized controlled trial.
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Additionally, the lack of information about clinical evolution of the cases may be indicative of a lack of clinical follow-up of the patients after initial serotherapy.
In spite of worldwide debates on serotherapy of the scorpion envenoming syndrome serotherapy is considered as the only specific treatment of scorpion stings in Saudi Arabia.
Efficacy of serotherapy in scorpion sting: a matched- pair study.
Serotherapy of B-cell neoplasms with anti-B4-blocked ricin: a phase I trial of daily bolus infusion.