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Safety of intravenous immunoglobulin treatment.
  1. H I Atrah,
  2. R J Crawford,
  3. B C Dow,
  4. R Mitchell

    Abstract

    In a prospective clinical and biochemical study of 16 patients treated with high doses of an immunoglobulin product that had been modified for intravenous use by mild pepsin treatment at pH 4 no evidence of hepatitis could be found. This contrasts with recent reports that intravenous immunoglobulin products can apparently transmit non-A, non-B hepatitis.

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