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1 Chapter 17: Applications of Immune Responses Important Point: Smallpox Vaccination Oral (Sabin?) Vaccination Vaccination by Syringe ± “Immunization has had probably the greatest impact on human health of any medical procedure.” ± Passive immunization involves reception of antibodies but with no stimulation of B or T cells. ± Infants are subject to passive immunization, which is the acquisition of IgG and IgA from their mothers. As a consequence, they typically are resistant to a number of infectious diseases until they are 3 to 6 months of age (with delay depending in part on whether they are breast fed) . ± Passive immunity also occurs with administration of Antitoxin, Antiserum, Hyperimmune globulin. ± Active immunity, by contrast, involves the proliferation of B and T cell memory cells.
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2 Types of Immunity Attenuated vs. Inactive Vaccination “An attenuated vaccine is a weakened form of the disease- causing microorganism of virus that is generally unable to cause
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