pertussis immune globulin


A sterile solution of globulins derived from the plasma of adult human donors who have been immunized against and have formed antibodies to pertussis, used in the prevention and treatment of pertussis.

Nearby words

  1. perturbation,
  2. perturbation theory,
  3. perturbative,
  4. perturbed,
  5. pertussis,
  6. pertussis vaccine,
  7. peru,
  8. peru balsam,
  9. peru current,
  10. perugia

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