measles immune globulin


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measles immune globulin

[′mē·zəlz i′myün ′gläb·yə·lən]
(immunology)
Sterile human globulin used to provide passive immunization against measles.
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All children < 6 months old seen at the hospital who did not have measles were given measles immune globulin.
Measles immune globulin, which provides short term temporary protection, is usually reserved for a child with immune deficiency problems or a baby during their first few weeks of life if his/her mother doesn't have immunity.
Measles immune globulin may also be given post exposure and is effective if given within 6 days of exposure.