Sensitization following Thymoglobulin and Atgam rejection therapy as determined with a rapid enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. US Thymoglobulin Multi-Center Study Group.

Monoclonal and polyclonal anti-thymocyte preparations play an important role in solid organ transplant immunosuppression. While it is generally accepted that blocking anti-idiotypic antibodies can decrease the efficacy of retreatment with mouse monoclonal antibody preparations, sensitization levels and subsequent effects on treatment efficacy are less clear… CONTINUE READING