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Nature 5 the effectiveness of most vaccines can be

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Unformatted text preview: o elicit an immune response in the body. nature 5. The effectiveness of most vaccines can be measured by the 5. amount of antibody produced after the vaccine which is called the titer. titer. 6. Vaccines provide immunity for a prolonged period of time. 7. Vaccination is the process of introducing foreign proteins into the 7. body to trigger immune activation before the being exposed to the real pathogen. real Immunizations Immunizations The way of modulating the action of the immune system to prevent certain infections. infections. General Considerations General Immunization records – National Childhood Vaccine Act of 1986 National requires a permanent record of each mandated vaccination mandated Date of vaccination Route and site of vaccination Vaccine type, manufacturer, lot number, expiration Vaccine date date Name, address, title of person administering the Name, vaccine vaccine – Reason for record To ensure appropriate vaccination To avoid over vaccination General Considerations General Adverse effects of immunization** – Immunocompromised children are at special Immunocompromised risk from live vaccines risk Congenital immunodeficiency HIV infection Leukemia Lymphoma Generalized malignancy Therapy with radiation Cytotoxic anticancer drugs High-dose glucocorticoids Target Diseases Target Measles Mumps Rubella Diphtheria Tetanus (lockjaw) Pertussis (whooping cough) Poliomyelitis (polio or infantile paralysis) Target Diseases Target Haemophilus influenzae type b Va...
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