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  1. My Life is Making a Difference

    ... of being allergic to the ATG. I was thankful not to get serum sickness as a side effect of ATG. Fortunately, we have friends living ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:20am.

  2. I’m working through aplastic anemia – my son helps me keep focused.

    ... had the side effects – fever, chills, nausea, and mild serum sickness , which includes joint pain.   Six months later, my second ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 01/11/2018 - 9:55am.

  3. Solving a Diagnostic Mystery

    ... tests, it was explained she had developed symptoms of serum sickness . The cartilage between her rib cage and sternum was inflamed, ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:22am.

  4. In Treatment at NIH

    ... full range of side effects – fever, chills, nausea and serum sickness , which includes joint and muscle pain. Rather than wait for his ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 06/06/2018 - 10:03am.

  5. In vivo effects of horse and rabbit antithymocyte globulin in patients with severe aplastic anemia

    ... T cells, and B cells than horse antithymocyte globulin. Serum sickness occurred around two weeks after infusion of both types of ...

    Research Article last updated 06/19/2014 - 12:42pm.

  6. My Son's Aplastic Anemia

    ... quite easy for him. But a week later he developed serum sickness , which was very painful and draining. He missed 9 days of school, ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 9:57am.

  7. Immunosuppressive Therapy

    ... your body used to it. Another side effect of ATG is serum sickness . This happens when your immune system reacts to foreign proteins ...

    Page last updated 01/20/2015 - 4:45pm.

  8. Prednisone

    ... anemia it may be used to stop the effects of serum sickness after immunosuppressive therapy with ATG. Prednisone may also ...

    Topic section last updated 03/10/2016 - 11:27pm.

  9. Biting into the Elephant

    ... an IV pole that I named Rob Lowe (hey, it was the 80s)! Serum sickness and paralysis left us with little hope. We returned home to wait ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 06/27/2016 - 2:22pm.

  10. Disease Won't Run My Life

    ... treatment. Could my luck get any worse? While I had no serum sickness (side effect of horse ATG treatment), I had a serious reaction to ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 05/10/2016 - 3:36pm.