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* Is IVIG = plasmaphoresis? Confused?
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  medbug - 01/08/19 18:43
 
  Is IVIG, a plasmaphoresis or are they different things?  
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* Re:Is IVIG = plasmaphoresis? Confused?
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  cardio69 - 01/08/19 22:37
 
  Aloha, Idk what's your exact Qs. I saw your post looking for MKS... on the forum so assuming you prep for step 3 & have some kind of background in medicine. Anyhow,,,

“IVIG” IntraVenous Immune Globulin is a product made up a polymeric highly purified prep IgG that derived from large pools of those plasma donors of Ab/ from 1000’s donor given that can be given through a vein/IV, let say STOP the Ab that damaging the nerves in GBS.

Now, plasmapheresis/PLASMA exchange its more of filtering your blood machine to remove the Ab form plasma that is been bombarded to myelin sheath say in pat w GBS.
 
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* Re:Is IVIG = plasmaphoresis? Confused?
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  medbug - 01/08/19 23:20
 
  Hi Cardio69!

I'm actually using MKSAP for CK. :) Someone told me to use it as he got really high score by using it.

Thank you for explaining. So it's not the same thing, it's 2 different things. Thanks!
 
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