naturally acquired immunity

naturally acquired immunity

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In biological terms, vaccination against a particular pathogen aims to mimic the development of naturally acquired immunity by inoculation of non-pathogenic but immunogenic components of that pathogen.
The findings suggest a new approach to malaria vaccine development based on naturally acquired immunity.
Medical records were used to divide women into two groups those who had been vaccinated against measles during infancy and those with naturally acquired immunity from measles infection earlier in life.
Prior to this case, five cases of survival following rabies had been well documented, but all received occupationally related preexposure rabies vaccination or postexposure prophylaxis; this is the first known patient to survive with only naturally acquired immunity.
Medical records were used to divide women into two groups: those who had been vaccinated against measles during infancy and those with naturally acquired immunity from measles infection earlier in life.
USAID is pleased to be working with Maxygen on this project, which involves targeting the antigens that many experts believe are associated with naturally acquired immunity to malaria," said Carter Diggs, M.
Various factors including naturally acquired immunity from exposure to outbreaks during basic training, less crowded housing in advanced training (two-person rooms in advanced training versus open barracks in basic training), and less physical stress in the highly technical Fort Gordon training program may have limited the magnitude of that outbreak.
Preliminary results of mathematical models that incorporate naturally acquired immunity to carriage suggest that the expected effects of vaccination on the serotype composition of the population may be different from those expected under the models described here.