passive transfer


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transfer

 [trans´fer]
1. the taking or moving of something from one place to another.
2. the moving of a patient from one surface to another. Patients can be taught to transfer safely either independently or with minimal assistance if they can balance in a sitting position.
gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT) a type of assisted reproductive technology consisting of retrieval of oocytes from the ovary, followed by placement of oocytes and sperm in the fallopian tubes by laparoscopy.
Gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT). Multiple ova and washed sperm are injected into the fallopian tube, where fertilization may occur. From McKinney et al., 2000.
passive transfer the conferring of immunity to a nonimmune host by injection of antibody or lymphocytes from an immune or sensitized donor.
sliding board transfer a method of transferring a patient: a smooth tapered board is placed under the patient and stabilized on the surface to which movement will take place so that the patient can glide across.
tendon transfer surgical relocation of the insertion of a tendon of a normal muscle to another site to take over the function of another muscle inactivated by trauma or disease.
tubal embryo transfer (TET)
1. a method of assisted reproductive technology consisting of retrieval of oocytes from the ovary, followed by their fertilization and culture in the laboratory with placement of the resulting embryos in the fallopian tubes by laparoscopy more than 24 hours after the original retrieval.
2. laparoscopic transfer of cryopreserved embryos to the fallopian tubes.
zygote intrafallopian transfer (ZIFT) a type of assisted reproductive technology consisting of retrieval of oocytes from the ovary, followed by their fertilization and culture in the laboratory and the placement of the resulting zygotes in the fallopian tubes by laparoscopy 24 hours after the original retrieval.

passive transfer

n.
The transfer of skin-sensitizing antibodies from the blood of an allergic individual to that of a nonallergic individual in order to test the sensitized area for an allergic reaction to specific allergens.

passive transfer

the conferring of immunity to a nonimmune host by injection of antibodies or lymphocytes from an immune or sensitized donor.

passive

neither spontaneous on the part of the patient, nor active response by the patient, the stimulus having been applied externally.

passive cutaneous anaphylaxis (PCA) test
see passive cutaneous anaphylaxis.
passive diffusion
passage of electrolytes to all parts of a solution, including through a permeable membrane. Plays some part in intestinal absorption.
passive hemagglutination test
passive immunization
see passive immunization.
passive neonatal immunity
see passive immunity.
passive transfer
see passive diffusion (above).
passive venous congestion
noninflammatory distention of vessels with blood. Caused by simple accumulation resulting from obstruction or failure of the heart to eject the full volume of blood returned to it.
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Highest colostral antibody titer was obtained against all strains of FMD virus and Pasteurella multocida in group G in which vitamin E and selenium was given at the 75 days prepartum confirming that vitamin E and selenium improves passive transfer of antibodies.
The fundamental objective was to evaluate the effect of colostrum and milk during the preweaning periods on passive transfer of immunity and blood metabolites levels in Jersey and Holstein calves.
2]M gene in multi-breed herd of beef cattle, were found to be at increased risk of failure of passive transfer (12).
Evaluation of assays for determination of passive transfer status in neonatal llamas and alpacas.
Nevertheless, to our knowledge no data on the effects of passive transfer status on growth performance in buffalo calves has yet been reported.
Announcement of competition: Acquisition of 61 pcs box hoists with traverse and other equipment related to active and passive transfer aids in nursing homes.
This research demonstrates that boosting the body's HIV antibodies by a time-honoured method of passive transfer that would use new HIV-specific human monoclonal antibodies may be a strategy for reducing infection levels and protecting CD4+ T cells in newborn children," said Haigwood.
In animals, the circulating GGT concentration is increased in canine pups after the ingestion of colostrum, and the concentration correlates with the passive transfer of immunoglobulin into the circulation of newborn lambs (4, 5).
Prior infection and passive transfer of neutralizing antibody prevent replication of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus in the respiratory tract of mice.
The equilibrium is also compatible with a nonbiliary passive transfer of the chemical to the intestinal lumen.
VDx currently markets and sells specialized tests for bovine IgG, NEFA for the dairy industry, Equine IgG, and a failure of passive transfer test recently acquired from a division of Bioqual, Inc.

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