CytoGam infusions at home.

  title={CytoGam infusions at home.},
  author={David Hammond},
  journal={Journal of intravenous nursing : the official publication of the Intravenous Nurses Society},
  volume={22 6},
  • David Hammond
  • Published 1999 in
    Journal of intravenous nursing : the official…
CytoGam is a hyperimmune globulin created specifically for prophylactic use when a cytomegalovirus seronegative patient receives an organ from a seropositive donor. CytoGam is derived from human pooled plasma rich with cytomegalovirus antibodies, immunoglobulin G, and trace amounts of immunoglobulin A and immunoglobulin M. Clinical studies show a marked decrease in the development of cytomegalovirus when transplant recipients are treated with CytoGam. CytoGam also has undergone trial testing… CONTINUE READING