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Descriptor English: Serum Sickness
Descriptor Spanish: Enfermedad del Suero
Descriptor enfermedad del suero
Entry term(s) enfermedad sérica por inmunocomplejos
Scope note: Enfermedad de complejos inmunes producida por la administración de proteínas séricas o de suero de otras personas, y que se caracteriza por fiebre, linfadenopatías, artralgias, y urticaria. Cuando se unen a proteínas transportadoras, algunos medicamentos también pueden producir la enfermedad del suero al actuar como haptenos que inducen respuestas de anticuerpo.
Descriptor Portuguese: Doença do Soro
Descriptor French: Maladie sérique
Entry term(s): Serum Sicknesses
Sickness, Serum
Sicknesses, Serum
Tree number(s): C17.800.174.600.800
C20.543.206.380.800
C20.543.520.770
C25.100.468.380.800
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012713
Scope note: Immune complex disease caused by the administration of foreign serum or serum proteins and characterized by fever, lymphadenopathy, arthralgia, and urticaria. When they are complexed to protein carriers, some drugs can also cause serum sickness when they act as haptens inducing antibody responses.
Annotation: an immune complex dis
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 13093
Unique ID: D012713
NLM Classification: WD 330
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Serum Sickness - Preferred
Concept UI M0019699
Scope note Immune complex disease caused by the administration of foreign serum or serum proteins and characterized by fever, lymphadenopathy, arthralgia, and urticaria. When they are complexed to protein carriers, some drugs can also cause serum sickness when they act as haptens inducing antibody responses.
Preferred term Serum Sickness
Entry term(s) Serum Sicknesses
Sickness, Serum
Sicknesses, Serum



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