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maternal

[mə′tərn·əl]
(biology)
Of, pertaining to, or related to a mother.
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It is thought that transplacental maternal antibodies may recognize fetal or neonatal antigens in various tissues and result in immunological damages.
Efficacy of three live vaccines against highly virulent infectious bursal disease virus in chickens with or without maternal antibodies.
This natural protection can, however, create a problem in prevention, as pups can become susceptible between the waning of the maternal antibodies and the administration of the vaccine.
Methods that are not sensitive and low concentrations of maternal antibodies may be numbered among potentially significant factors in this respect.
However, future vaccination trials should also investigate the effect of preexisting maternal antibodies on vaccine efficacy (15).
All HRTs that are positive at 9 months will have to be confirmed with HIV PCR testing, as maternal antibodies may persist well beyond this time point.
Women should receive a Tdap vaccination during each pregnancy--preferably in the third trimester--so that the fetus receives some maternal antibodies against pertussis for limited protection until the first DTaP vaccine at age 2 months, according to 2012 recommendation from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).
CCHB is most commonly (60%-90% of cases) associated with maternal antibodies (anti-Ro and anti-La) that cross the placenta.
A The placenta sends lots of important things to baby--oxygen, nutrition, growth factors, love, and what's called "passive immunity" via maternal antibodies.
Maternal antibodies freely cross placenta and transfer passively from mother to infant.
Many infection are silent owing to age of birds (less than 3 weeks old), infection with avirulent field strains or infection in the presence of maternal antibodies [6].

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