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Lecture 11

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Department
Natural Science
Course
NATS 1670
Professor
Motti Anafi
Semester
Summer

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NATS 1670 {LECTURE} Immunization And Vaccination June 12, 2012 Blood=cell+plasma Plasma/serum is blood without cells (eg. Antibodies and serological tests) Antibodies are products of our immune system Modes of acquiring immunity Passive immunity: antibodies received from different people transferred from one individual to another. Using the plasma: Naturally acquired passive immunity I.E. when maternal antibodies are transferred to the fetus through the placental transfer of Immunoglobulin G Immunoglobulin A transferred from breastfeeding mother through colostral transfer (coats the gastrointestinal tract) to protect newborns until their own immune system is properly functioning (process helps to expel meconium and help prevent buildup of bilirubin –jaundice causing) Artificially acquired passive immunity I.E. short-term immunization achieved by transfer of antibodies (injection). Antibodies from another human or another immune animal A snake bite would be an instance where an antidote,
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