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Normal immunoglobulin (human): Indications and safety

Margaret Ashwell

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Margaret Ashwell

Abstract

Human normal immunoglobulin (NIGH) refers to the antibodies in pooled plasma which, injected, can be used as a form of passive immunisation to boost the immunoglobulin G (IgG) of patients and therefore temporarily increase immunity against common infections.