nonresponder

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nonresponder

 [non-re-spon´der]
an individual who after vaccination against a given virus does not show any immune response when challenged with the virus.

nonresponder

/non·re·spond·er/ (non-re-spon´der) a person or animal that after vaccination against a given virus does not show any immune response when challenged with the virus.

nonresponder

(nŏn″rĕ-spŏn′dĕr)
1. An individual who does not achieve an immunological response to a vaccine.
2. A person who does not respond in the expected way to therapy, particularly medication.