toxiods

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toxiods
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2015-11-02 23:47:37
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  1. toxoids
    artificial active immune response: tricked our body
  2. vaccines
    • weakened microorganism prevents the person from contracting the disease
    • live= lifelong immunity
    • killed= partial, need booster shots when titers are low
  3. active immunization
    • body exposed to antigen - remembers it - antibodies
    • BCG, Dtap, Tdap
  4. no varicella within
    6 weeks of asprin
  5. naturally acquired passive immunity
    from mother's placenta and breast milk
  6. active immunization
    prevents infection by bacterial toxins/virus
  7. passive immunity
    • antitoxins, antivenins, immunoglobulins
    • minimize effects of venoms of spiders, and snakes

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