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Septicaemic low birthweight neonates treated with human antibodies to endotoxin.
  1. M Adhikari,
  2. H M Coovadia,
  3. S L Gaffin,
  4. J G Brock-Utne,
  5. M Marivate,
  6. D J Pudifin


    In a double blind controlled study antilipopolysaccharide gammaglobulin given intramuscularly did not reduce mortality in low birthweight babies suffering from septicaemia. It did, however, reduce the recovery period of survivors from 310 to 120 hours.

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