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Chapter 19 – Application of Immune Response The three greatest discoveries of medicine in the last 200 years are antisepsis, antibiotics and vaccines. Stanley A. Plotkin
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Principles of Immunity Acquiring an antibody response that protects against future infection of the same agent Passive – Ig’s are given Natural vs. artificial Active – Ig’s are generated Natural vs. artificial
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Passive vs. Active Immunity Passive Natural: Maternal IgG and IgA breastmilk Artificial: antiserum Immune serum globulin Hyperimmune serum globulin ex. Hep A and B, tetanus, rabies Active Natural: natural exposure Artificial: vaccine
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Active Artificial Immunity Vaccine: A pathogen or its products Herd immunity: immunized non-immunized Infectious agent
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1796 – Edward Jenner investigates cases of cowpox Vaccine – of latin word vacca “cow” Success of first
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This note was uploaded on 06/11/2010 for the course MIBO 2500 taught by Professor Walker during the Spring '08 term at UGA.

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