Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Immunoglobulin

Introduction

Name

  • Immunoglobulin.

Class of drug

  • Immunoglobulins.

Uses

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Indications

  • Treatment of specific viral or bacterial infections:
  • Stegantox
  • Endotoxemia (particularly caused by parvovirus , intestinal obstruction   Intestine: obstruction  , endotoxic shock   Shock: septic  and septic metritis   Pyometra  ).
  • Polyclonal purified endotoxin specific IgG from horses immunized with
    • Salmonella spp.
    • E. coli (several serotypes).
    • Klebsiella pneumoniae.
    • Pseudomonas aeroginosa.
    • Serratia marcescens.
    • Shigella flexneri.
  • IVGG
  • Management of immune-mediated hemolytic anemia   Anemia: immune-mediated hemolytic  unresponsive to conventional therapy.

Administration

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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