Treatment of acute serum sickness by plasma ultrafiltration.


The clinical value of a scaled-down prototype of an extracorporeal plasma ultrafiltration system for the treatment of acute serum sickness in rabbits was examined. The system uses two filters: the primary separates red cells from plasma, and the secondary filter excludes high molecular weight proteins from plasma. In vitro and in vivo experiments showed… (More)


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@article{Kilpatrick1987TreatmentOA, title={Treatment of acute serum sickness by plasma ultrafiltration.}, author={Jeremy Kilpatrick and Alan R Pitt and Suzanna Allen and Stuart Ainsworth and Richard J. Castriotta and Gabriel Virella}, journal={The American journal of the medical sciences}, year={1987}, volume={293 2}, pages={75-84} }