Active Ingredient(s):Antithymocyte Globulin Category:Immune System
Anti-thymocyte globulin (ATG) is an infusion of horse or rabbit-derived antibodies against human T cells and their precursors (thymocytes), which is used in the prevention and treatment of acute rejection in organ transplantation and therapy of aplastic anemia.
2 Complications and alternatives
3.1 Status in graft-versus-host disease
Two antithymocyte globulin (ATG) agents licensed for clinical use in the United States are Thymoglobulin (ra...