scarlet fever streptococcus antitoxin

scarlet fever streptococcus antitoxin

[′skär·lət ′fē·vər ¦strep·tə¦käk·əs ‚ant·i′täk·sən]
(immunology)
A sterile aqueous solution of antitoxins obtained from the blood of animals immunized against group A beta hemolytic streptococci toxin; formerly used in the treatment of, and to produce immunity against, scarlet fever.