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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The passive transfer of immunity status (classified as failure, marginal, or adequate), health status, management interventions, and other animal factors (ie, age of the dam, sex of the calf, duration of gestation, and dam or neonatal behaviour) were not considered as continuous or categorical predictor variables in the study.
Some authors have suggested that fecal elimination of some lipophylic chemicals is produced mainly by direct passive transfer to the intestinal lumen and not by biliary secretion (11).
The most important host defense in the newborn horse is the passive transfer of antibodies in the form of immunoglobulins from the mother, by way of her first milk called colostrum.
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.
Passive transfer of antibody by other routes produces the same result (22,23).
The funds raised would be used (i) to supplement Company funding to expand production and marketing of Lyphomune(TM), its equine product that treats failure of passive transfer in foals, and to support the development of additional ancillary products; and (ii) to support continuing research efforts with Helicobacter pylori.

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