A human IgG 3 is opsonic in vitro against type III group B streptococci

Jung Soo Kim, Kwang Sik Kim, Carol A. Wass, Jeff A. Short, Douglas C. Heiner

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Preparations of IgG 3 isolated by absorption of IgG 1, IgG 2, and IgG 4 from a human iv immunoglobulin with protein A-Sepharose were evaluated for their opsonic activities against type III group B streptococcal (GBS) strains. The resulting preparations were free of IgG 1 and IgG 2 and contained only trace amounts of IgG 4 (

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)154-159
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Clinical Immunology
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 1990
Externally publishedYes



  • group B streptococci
  • IgG 3
  • iv immunoglobulin
  • opsonic activity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Immunology

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