preimmunization

preimmunization

(prē-ĭm″ū-nĭ-zā′shŭn) [″ + immunis, safe]
Immunization produced artificially in very young infants.
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The blood samples were kept cold and transported within a couple of hours to the Matlab hospital laboratory, where plasma was immediately separated and stored at -70[degrees] C until transported frozen to the Dhaka laboratory for the analysis of total immunoglobulins (IgG, IgE, and IgA) and C-reactive protein in preimmunization plasma and MMR vaccine-specific plasma IgG in preand postimmunization plasma.
Among persons with preimmunization titers of <1:4, most had hSBA titers of [greater than or equal to]1:4 at 1 month after the second dose (13/13 for Bexsero [7] and 9/10 for Trumenba).
Preimmunization epidemiology of hepatitis B virus infection in South African children.
Compared with individuals born in the preimmunization era, children who develop hepatitis B infection despite immunization are at higher risk of developing hepatocellular carcinoma, the investigators noted.
Blood samples were obtained from each bird preimmunization, at 7 d after primary immunization, and at 4, 7, 10, 18, 32, and 63 d after secondary immunization.
Preimmunization (immediately before vaccination) and post-immunization (up to 24 hours after delivery) blood samples, with a minimum interval of three weeks between pre and post-immunization samples, were collected from 57 pregnant women (28 MN and 29 C).
defined an abnormal response as a postimmunization antibody concentration not reaching either 1.3 mg/L or a 4-fold increase above the preimmunization concentration for at least 5 of the 9 serotypes (7).
In all dilutions used, the absorbances obtained for post-immunization IgY exceeded that of preimmunization IgY (3.6- to 5.7-fold).
The definitive method is immunizing with specific antigens and assessing preimmunization vs.
In the late 1980s there was a partial resurgence, but at a much lower incidence level than had characterized the preimmunization period.
Preimmunization serum samples showed no detectable hSBA titers against any of the 6 isolates (Table).