passive transfer of antibodies


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passive transfer of antibodies

1. The injection of immunoglobulins from one organism into another.
2. The transfer of protective antibodies from mother to fetus (via the placenta) or from mother to newborn (in breast milk).
See also: transfer
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So, passive transfer of antibodies in compulsory for the survival of neonates which come to them through colostrum (Niewiesk, 2014).
An assessment of the protective effect following the passive transfer of antibodies from human vaccines to mice may provide this link.
Of the 2 lactating females carrying pups, 1 had a high titer of >640 and its pup had a titer of 80 against NiV, which suggests the passive transfer of antibodies; the other dam-pup pair was seronegative.