Advances in Immunotherapy for Systemic Disorders

Author: Grieco, Michael H.

Source: Allergy and Asthma Proceedings, Volume 4, Number 1, Winter 1983 , pp. 59-63(5)

Publisher: OceanSide Publications, Inc

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The improved understanding of immunologic mechanisms has been accompanied by less dramatic developments in immunotherapy. Recent developments are reviewed in passive immunization, active immunization, immunologic reconstitution and immunopotentiators. The most important new agents include intravenous gammaglobulin, VIC, HBIG, inactivated hepatitis B vaccine and zinc. Promising agents include the use of E rosetting and soybean agglutinin prepared bone marrow, TP5, interferon, and a variety of immunopotentiators.

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: R. A. Cooke Institute of Allergy, St. Luke's–Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, New York; Div. Allergy & Clinical Immunology, Div. of Infectious Dis. & Epidemiology, St. Luke's–Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, New York; Clinical Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, New York

Publication date: December 1, 1983

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