serum hepatitis virus n.
See hepatitis B virus.
- Serum nephritis
serum nephritis n. Glomerulonephritis occurring in serum sickness or in animals injected with foreign serum protein.
- Serum reaction
serum reaction n. See serum sickness.
- Serum shock
serum shock n. Anaphylactic or anaphylactoid shock caused by the injection of antitoxic or other foreign serum into a sensitized individual.
noun, Pathology. 1. a generalized allergic reaction to a foreign serum or drug, characterized by fever, skin rash, enlarged lymph nodes, and painful joints. serum sickness noun 1. an allergic reaction, such as vomiting, skin rash, etc, that sometimes follows 2-3 weeks after an injection of a foreign serum serum sickness n. A hypersensitive reaction […]