anamnestic response


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anamnestic response

[‚an·əm′nes·tik ri′späns]
(immunology)
A rapidly increased antibody level following renewed contact with a specific antigen, even after several years. Also known as booster response.
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Given this evidence of an anamnestic response and the likelihood that most of the RBC mass now consisted of incompatible RBCs, the decision to proceed with ARE was made.
The only exception is the rare situation where a person may have been exposed to a different flavivirus, and the anamnestic response upon exposure to WNV results in the production of high avidity IgG.
SAN FRANCISCO -- A two-step tuberculin skin test, requiring three visits, is necessary to rule out the presence of an anamnestic response in people who were infected with tuberculosis long ago, Dr.
To ensure adequate immunity against disease, vaccinations frequently are followed by booster shots to stimulate an individual's "immunologic memory.' Two studies--one in the first humans known to be injected with an experimental AIDS vaccine, the other in chimpanzees--are suggesting that this so-called anamnestic response could be a viable part of AIDS vaccination.
At the onset of symptoms during the second infection with norovirus GII.6, a rapid anamnestic response specific for GII.4 virus-like particles developed.
Enzyme potentiated hyposensitization II: Effect of glucose, glucosamine, N-acetylamino-sugars and gelatin on the ability of beta-glucuronidase to block the anamnestic response to antigen in mice.
It has been reported that vaccinated calves, even exhibiting low anti-BoHV-1 antibody titres, showed a peak in the antiviral antibodies in response to challenge performed after six months of vaccination, as a consequence of an anamnestic response that might have contributed to a significant reduction of respiratory clinical signs induced by the virus (PETERS et al., 2004).
Two of the three recipients with positive YFV-IgM antibody titers had been vaccinated previously with YF vaccine more than 20 years earlier likely had an anamnestic response to the vaccine virus in the blood products.