hyperimmune antibody

hyperimmune antibody

[¦hī·pər·ə′myün ′ant·i‚bäd·ē]
(immunology)
An antibody having the characteristics of a blocking antibody.
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For vaccines that are contraindicated or not recommended during pregnancy, and for pathogens for which there are no approved vaccines, passive immunization with hyperimmune antibody preparations can be an alternative during pregnancy as there are no known risks to the fetus from such preparations [10].
Cangene's AIGIV, a hyperimmune antibody product specific for Bacillus anthracis bacteria, was first accepted into the U.S.