[Frontiers in Bioscience 1, e55-64, August 1,1996]
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IMMUNOGLOBULIN THERAPY IN KAWASAKI SYNDROME AND RSV PROPHYLAXIS

H. Cody Meissner, M.D.1, and Donald Y.M. Leung, M.D., Ph.D.2

1 Department of Pediatrics, Floating Hospital for Children at New England Medical Center; Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111;

2 Department of Pediatrics; The National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine; Denver, CO 80262

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Abstract
2. Introduction
3. Role of IVIG in Kawasaki Syndrome
4. RSV Prophylaxis and the Role of Passive Immunity
5. Acknowlegements
6. References
7. Entire manuscript

Keywords: Infectious diseases, superantigens, bacterial toxins, lymphocytes, coronary artery, bronchiolitis, virus