Changes in procalcitonin and presepsin before and after immunoglobulin administration in septic patients

Introduction. The potentially envisaged actions of intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg)
on severe infectious disease include: virus or toxin neutralizing action; opsonic effect;
complement bacteriolytic activity; and enhancement of sensitivity to antibiotics. In the
case of severe infectious disease, antibiotics are often supplemented with administration
of IVIg.