Homologous serotype | definition of homologous serotype by Medical dictionary
an antibody that was induced by a particular antigen and reacts with that antigen.
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Infection by a given serotype induces a lifelong protective immunity against the homologous serotype
, but only a transient and partial protection against the three other serotypes (9).
Infection with a single serotype leads to long-term protective immunity against the homologous serotype
but not against other serotypes (1).
Invasive diseases may originate from nasopharyngeal colonization with the homologous serotype