Immunoprophylaxis


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Immunoprophylaxis

 

a branch of practical immunology concerned with preventing infectious diseases by injecting immunological preparations, such as vaccines, immune serums, and gamma globulins, to create immunity.

Immunoprophylaxis helps to prevent many infectious diseases, such as poliomyelitis, yellow fever, diphtheria, tetanus, and smallpox. Another goal of immunoprophylaxis is the development of better vaccines, particularly against typhoid fever, cholera, and dysentery. The methods of immunoprophylaxis will probably be used in the future to control parasitic diseases, such as schistosomiasis, malaria, and helminthiases.

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Characterization of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) from patients who failed immunoprophylaxis with motavizumab.
Dr Hofmann is the head of the Development Department at the Institute of Virology and Immunoprophylaxis, Mittelhaeusern, Switzerland.
Immunoprophylaxis with palivizumab, a humanized respiratory syncytial virus monoclonal antibody, for prevention of respiratory syncytial virus infection in high risk infants: a consensus opinion.
Meridian will also be preparing suspensions of wild type viruses that are needed for challenge studies to evaluate effectiveness of immunoprophylaxis or in pathogenesis studies.
Passive-active immunoprophylaxis after percutaneous exposure to hepatitis B virus [Editorial].
In Phase III alone, there are 12 product-extension molecules and five me-too molecules including cell wall synthesis inhibitors and vaccines for immunoprophylaxis.
Hypothetically, antiviral therapy and immunoprophylaxis can be effective in blocking transmission that occurs during late pregnancy or delivery, but the mechanism of intrauterine transmission remains a puzzle.
Although she reported wearing gloves, she was extensively exposed to the patient's blood and vomit and received immunoprophylaxis (specific hyperimmune gamma globulins).
Mettenleiter); Institute of Virology and Immunoprophylaxis, Mittelhausern, Switzerland (A.
They are used in passive immunoprophylaxis for the prevention or therapy of infections caused by pathogenic agents such as virus, bacteria, parasites, or they are used in the modulation of endogenous bio-chemical balances, or in the detoxification from drugs of abuse, medicines, toxins.
TCHD staff decided to hold a mass immunoprophylaxis clinic.