passive immunity


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passive immunity

[′pas·iv i′myün·əd·ē]
(immunology)
Immunity acquired by injection of antibodies in another individual or in an animal.
Immunity acquired by the fetus by the transfer of maternal antibodies through the placenta.
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Effects of prenatal source and level of dietary selenium on passive immunity and thermometabolism of newborn lambs.
This study did not capture pre- or postpartum vaccinations because Tdap administrations during those periods are unlikely to provide passive immunity to the infant.
Lillehoj teamed up with ARS visiting scientist Sung Hyen Lee from the Rural Development Administration in South Korea, IASA scientist Eduardo Lucio, and other researchers to conduct different experiments to demonstrate the efficacy of inducing passive immunity against coccidiosis.
Effects of passive immunity on subsequent production in dairy heifers.
At least 24 different organisms have been used to immunize a single hen, which then lays eggs that offer passive immunity to all of the organisms.
The young pup is protected by the passive immunity it receives from its mother's milk, and this immunity can last up to 10 to 12 weeks of age.
There are several diseases where an individual is born with a passive immunity from its mother.
Persistence of Passive Immunity Against Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae in Piglets During the Growing Phase
Produced when the body is in an overall anti-inflammatory state, IgA is an important determinant of passive immunity, indicating an improvement in active immuno-surveillance state.
With specific blood tests to establish passive immunity transfer from the mare and a clean infection profile, we can offer very favourable rates on 24-hour foals.
There are three types of immunity in the human body: active immunity, passive immunity, and hybrid immunity.
Immunoglobulins are important as this provides passive immunity to the neonate.

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