secondary antibody response

secondary antibody response

a rapid production of antibodies in response to an antigen in an individual who was exposed previously to the same antigen. Also called booster response.
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Associations between IFNG promoter polymorphisms and chicken primary and secondary antibody response to SRBC and Brucella abortus (BA) have been reported (Zhou et al.
He said: "We were able to detect that the severe patients all had a secondary antibody response, meaning that they had all been infected before.
Distribution of patients positive for dengue primary or secondary antibody response by age and sex Positive for dengue.
Seven days after each injection, all SRBC-inoculated birds were bled by brachial venipuncture, and 23 ml of blood was collected for evaluating primary and secondary antibody responses using the 2-mercaptoethanol (ME) technique as previously described (Qureshi and Havenstein, 1994; Lepage et al.