Neonatal immune neutropenia following the administration of intravenous immune globulin.

@article{Lassiter1993NeonatalIN,
  title={Neonatal immune neutropenia following the administration of intravenous immune globulin.},
  author={Herbert A. Lassiter and K W Bibb and Salvatore J. Bertolone and Chirag C. Patel and David F Stroncek},
  journal={The American journal of pediatric hematology/oncology},
  year={1993},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={120-3}
}
BACKGROUND In adults--but not neonates--neutropenia has been reported to complicate treatment with intravenous immunoglobulin, but the mechanism is unknown. PURPOSE To describe for the first time the case of a newborn infant who, after intravenous immunoglobulin, demonstrated serum antineutrophil antibodies and neutropenia. PATIENTS AND METHODS The 1… CONTINUE READING