serotherapy


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se·ro·ther·a·py

 (sîr′ō-thĕr′ə-pē)
n. pl. se·ro·ther·a·pies
Treatment of disease by administration of a serum obtained from an immunized animal.

se′ro·ther′a·pist n.
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serotherapy

(ˌsɪərəʊˈθɛrəpɪ)
n
(Medicine) the treatment of disease by the injection of serum containing antibodies to the disease
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serotherapy

treatment of illness or disease by means of serum obtained from inoculated animals.
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Translations

serotherapy

[ˌsɪərəʊˈθɛrəpɪ] nsieroterapia
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Efficacy of serotherapy in scorpion sting: a matched-pair study.
Inaugurated on May 25, 1900 under the name The Federal SeroTherapy Institute, Fiocruz's mission was to fight public health problems in Brazil.
The cost relatively high of the antivenom serotherapy makes the recourse to this treatment not easy.
Locally Xylocaine infiltration, Systemic is [O.sub.2] inhalation, insulin glucose infusion atropine, nefedepine, captopril, serotherapy and recently prazosin, which is used almost as pharmacological antidote for scorpion sting.
The most popular complementary and alternative treatments include serotherapy (oligo elements and mega doses of vitamins and other cofactors), special restrictive diets, gastrointestinal treatments and detoxification methods as chelation, homeopathy and other alternative procedures.
Early diagnosis, time elapsed between the sting and serotherapy, and the maintenance of the victim's vital functions also interfere in the case evolution (2).
[19], and the mutations causing the diseases, if known, are summarized in Table 1, which also reports the age at the time of HSCT, type of HSCT, conditioning regimen, occurrence and type of GvHD, serotherapy, and length of the follow-up.