booster response


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im·mune re·sponse

1. any response of the immune system to an antigen including antibody production and/or cell-mediated immunity;
2. the response of the immune system to an antigen (immunogen) that leads to the condition of induced sensitivity; the immune response to the initial antigenic exposure (primary immune response) is detectable, as a rule, only after a lag period of from several days to 2 weeks; the immune response to a subsequent stimulus (secondary immune response) by the same antigen is more rapid than in the case of the primary immune response.

booster response

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The booster response rate for one or more poliovirus antigens was at least 96.
The Food and Drug Administration approved the fifth dose based on safety data and booster responses in a study of more than 400 children for the 4- to 6-year-old dose at 22 different sites, according to Sanofi-Pasteur.
The Food and Drug Administration approved the fifth dose last month, based on safety data and booster responses in a study of more than 400 children for the 4- to 6-year-old dose at 22 different sites, according to Sanofi-Pasteur.
In that study, antidiphtheria and antitetanus levels following Boostrix were "noninferior" to those elicited by Td, and predefined booster responses to three different pertussis antigens occurred in at least 84.