Immunization

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Immunization
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review about immunization.
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  1. Immunization:
    the introduction of specific protective antibodies in a susceptible animal or person, or the production of cellular immunity in such person or animal.
  2. Immunity:
    a condition of being secure against any particular disease.
  3. TYPES OF IMMUNITY:
    • 1. NATURAL:
    • a. PASSIVE: placental transfer
    • b. ACTIVE: acquired through recovery from a certain disease.

    • 2. ARTIFICIAL:
    • a. PASSIVE: administration of an antitoxin, antiserum, convalescent serum, and/ or gammaglobulins.
    • b. ACQUIRED: administration of vaccines and toxoids.

  4. TYPES OF ANTIGEN:
    • INACTIVATED: (killed)
    • -not long-lasting
    • -multiple doses needed
    • -booster doses needed

    • ATTENUATED (live)
    • -single-dose
    • -long-lasting

    *ALL VACCINES LOSE THEIR POTENCY AFTER A CERTAIN TIME (check expiry date)
  5. What damages vaccines?
    • -heat and sunlight (attenuated)
    • -freezing damages killed vaccines and toxoid.
    • -use WATER ONLY in cleaning the ref/freezer.

    ALL VACCINES: CORRECT TEMPERATURE-0-8 degrees Celsius.

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