What are the “off-label” uses of intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) for infectious disease prophylaxis?

Updated: Jul 05, 2018
  • Author: Jessica Katz, MD, PhD, FACP; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Infectious diseases: Conditions in which acquiring an infectious disease could be deleterious include low birth weight (ie, < 1500 g), solid organ transplantation, surgery, trauma, burns, and HIV infection.


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