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Intestinal Absorption of Immunoglobulins by Newborn Infants

Intestinal absorption in newborn infants of immunoglobulins present in colostrum was studied by measuring the concentrations of immunoglobulins IgA, IgG, and IgM in cord blood and following the changes in the serum of the infant on the 5th day after birth. In infants who did not receive colostrum, a marked fall in IgG levels was [...]

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Allergic Rhinitis Patient population: Adults and pediatrics

Objectives: The purpose of this guideline is to assist in the diagnosis and cost-effective treatment of allergic rhinitis. Key Points: Diagnosis. Allergic rhinitis is an antigen-mediated inflammation of the nasal mucosa that may extend into the paranasal sinuses. Diagnosis us usually made by history and examination (“itchy, running, sneezy, stuffy”). A symptom diary and a [...]

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