serum shock


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se·rum shock

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

(sēr'ŭm shok)
Anaphylactic or anaphylactoid shock caused by the injection of antitoxic or other foreign serum.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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