Analyzing titers of antibodies against bacterial and viral antigens, and bacterial toxoids in the intravenous immunoglobulins utilized in Taiwan.

@article{Wu2013AnalyzingTO,
  title={Analyzing titers of antibodies against bacterial and viral antigens, and bacterial toxoids in the intravenous immunoglobulins utilized in Taiwan.},
  author={Chi-Yu Wu and Hsiu-Chi Wang and Kun-Teng Wang and Daniel Yang-Chih Shih and Chi-Fang Lo and Der-Yuan Wang},
  journal={Biologicals : journal of the International Association of Biological Standardization},
  year={2013},
  volume={41 2},
  pages={88-92}
}
Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) manufactured from human plasma contains IgG as the primary ingredient, and is used for indications such as immunodeficiency syndrome. Available IVIGs in Taiwan are either manufactured from Taiwanese or North American plasma. The effectiveness of the national immunization program of Taiwan can be evaluated by analyzing and comparing IVIG antibody titers that are induced through the corresponding vaccines (tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis, measles, rubella… CONTINUE READING
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