Protective capacity of polyclonal and monoclonal antibodies directed against endotoxin during experimental sepsis.


Both monoclonal antibody (MAb) and polyclonal antibody (PAb) directed against the shared core/lipid A region of lipopolysaccharide (LPS) (endotoxin) provide protection during experimental gram-negative bacterial sepsis. Although these preparations have not been compared, clinical trials administering either preparation to septic patients have been… (More)