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antitoxin

an tee tok suhn

  • n  an antibody that can neutralize a specific toxin

  • A person who is allergic to penicillin or tetanus antitoxin may die within minutes after an injection which is routinely given to accident victims.
  • Aboard each car he loaded a doctor, two nurses and a refrigerator full of toxin-antitoxin.
  • Since cancer is not caused by bacteria but is an anarchy of the body's own cells, a cancer antitoxin is a contradiction in terms.
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    The US government will maintain its supply of anthrax antitoxin through 2018 under Project BioShield contracts issued by the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS's) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), the HHS said in a news release yesterday.
    Sept. 20, 2013 - Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy
  • HHS replenishes nation’s supply of anthrax antitoxin
    The nation’s supply of anthrax antitoxin will be maintained until 2018 under Project BioShield contracts issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR).
    Sept. 19, 2013 - KOAM-TV Pittsburg

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