al·​lo·​im·​mu·​nized ˌa-lō-ˈi-myə-ˌnīzd How to pronounce alloimmunized (audio)
: having undergone isoimmunization
Alloimmunized patients can be extremely difficult to treat with platelet transfusions; the likelihood of finding HLA-matched donors is often limited, and maneuvers to blunt the antibody response or interfere with immune destruction have been unsuccessful.Margot S. Kruskall, The New England Journal of Medicine

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“Alloimmunized.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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