Intravenous immune globulin prophylaxis in recipients of a marrow transplant.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Bone marrow transplantation is a worldwide activity involving more than 250 transplant centers in more than 40 countries. The ultimate success of the procedure depends in large measure on supportive care of the transplant recipient. A major component of this supportive care is the prevention of opportunistic infections. This article reviews the nature of immunoglobulin class and subclass deficiency after marrow transplantation and the role of intravenous immune globulin in preventing infections and associated complications.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Sullivan, KM

Published Date

  • October 1989

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 84 / 4 Pt 2

Start / End Page

  • 632 - 638

PubMed ID

  • 2551949

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0091-6749

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0091-6749(89)90202-9


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States