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hyperimmune serum

[¦hī·pər·ə′myün ′sir·əm]
(immunology)
An antiserum that provides a very high degree of immunity due to a high antibody titer.
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Diseases such as gastrointestinal and other infections, as well as those caused by excessive inflammation, are all legitimate targets of hyperimmune egg supplementation.
It can also cause hyperimmune responses resulting in food allergy, inflammation, or autoimmune disease, in which the immune system attacks the body.
Hyperimmune colostral or milk preparations directed towards specific diseases may promote human health in the future, when consumed as part of a health-promoting diet or as supplement to medical treatment regimes (Ashraf et al.
Stress can lead to a more inflammatory, hyperimmune response, and if you can decrease the stress your body is experiencing, you can decrease this response.
In industrialized countries pregnant mothers are screened for hepatitis B surface antigen, and infants are treated with specific hyperimmune globulin and HBV vaccine, but in developing countries only the routine immunization of infants with HBV vaccine is possible and breast-feeding is still recommended (WHO 1996a).
Immune milk products are preparations made of hyperimmune colostrum or antibodies enriched from it.
Proper Nutrition, Reading, PA, has introduced Colostrum 80/40[TM], a hyperimmune bovine colostrum product concentrated through fermentation and ultrafiltration techniques to deliver high levels of immunoglobulin G (IgG) without casein and lactose.
The patent covers Acambis' passive immunization strategy, which uses hyperimmune globulin to combat CDAD.
At present, a limited number of drugs is approved for treatment or prevention of CMV disease, such as ganciclovir, or hyperimmune globulin preparations, but no specific CMV vaccine is approved.
They've also developed a new antibiotic-free method that uses hyperimmune egg yolk antibodies to control intestinal poultry diseases.