seroprotection

seroprotection

(sēr″ō-prō-tĕk′shŭn)
An antibody response capable of preventing infection, e.g., after a vaccination or a previous infection with a microorganism.
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Seroprotection against HBV infection was defined as having an anti-HBs level of [greater than or equal to]10 mIU/ml after having received a complete immunization schedules.
In adults, the seroprotection rates with HI titer [greater than or equal to]1:40 were 100% (A/H1N1), 98.
The seroprotection rate for rSBAMenC in the MMRV + MenC group was 98.
NEW ORLEANS -- An investigational hepatitis B vaccine known as Heplisav-B provided significantly better seroprotection among adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus than did a currently licensed vaccine, based on results from a randomized phase III trial.
In Phase 3 studies across all participants, HEPLISAV-B achieved peak seroprotection rates of 95.
Pre- and postpandemic estimates of 2009 pandemic influenza A(H1N1) seroprotection to inform surveillance-based incidence by age, during the 2013-2014 epidemic in Canada.
Postvaccination seroprotection is achieved in 98% of healthy full-term infants who received a 3-dose or 4-dose HepB vaccine series, although it is lower among infants with birthweights < 4.
High seroprotection rate induced by low dose of a recombinant hepatitis B vaccine in healthy Iranian neonates.
sup][24] Since patients with IBD who receive immunosuppressant medications always have a low serological response to H1N1 vaccine, a second dose of the vaccine in improving the seroprotection rate is worthy of future study.
A 2-3-year follow-up of 186 infants vaccinated in 1995 with Hepaccine B showed seroprotection (anti-hepatitis B surface antibody (anti-HBsAb) [greater than or equal to] 10 mIU/ml) in 93% and 76.
Unpublished data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggest that diabetes patients experience a similar drop in seroprotection with age (80% at 41-59 years, 65% at 60-69 years, and less than 40% at 70 years and older), he noted.