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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We discovered that the patient was primed for an anamnestic response while still in a lag phase after antigen reexposure.
Reexposure to HBV leads to an anamnestic response and rarely to a subclinical infection.
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.
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.
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.
Describe the primary immune response to an antigenic challenge, and discuss the phenomenon known as an anamnestic response.
In our experience, they have all had detectable ELISA antibody levels after that during that anamnestic response period.