variants: or less commonly IVIg

Definition of IVIG

intravenous immunoglobulin By nightfall the boy was started on a high dose of aspirin and IVIG, an infusion containing antibodies collected from thousands of blood donors, the first-line treatment for Kawasaki disease.— Lisa Sanders

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“IVIG.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/IVIG. Accessed 1 Apr. 2020.

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