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Antithymocyte Globulin (ATG) Print E-mail
by Ron Kennedy, M.D., Santa Rosa, CA

Dr. Kennedy Antithymocyte globulin is an immuno-suppressive agent that specifically destroys T lymphocytes. Abbreviated ATG. ATG is the gamma globulin fraction of antiserum from animals that have been immunized against human thymocytes. Uses of ATG include the treatment of transplant rejection, aplastic anemia, and other conditions in which immuno-suppression may be indicated.

The information in this article is not meant to be medical advice.�Treatment for a medical condition should come at the recommendation of your personal physician.

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