What is the goal of therapy for serum sickness?

Updated: Nov 02, 2020
  • Author: Hassan M Alissa, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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The goal of therapy is to treat the clinical syndrome resulting from the effects of soluble circulating immune complexes that form under conditions of antigen excess. These immune complexes can originate from the administration of either heterologous antisera or drugs known to cause serum sickness.

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