Passive-immunity Sentence Examples
The facts with regard to passive immunity were thus established and were put to practical application by the introduction of diphtheria antitoxin as a therapeutic agent in 1894.
The methods of active immunity have been practically applied in preventive inoculation against disease; those of passive immunity have given us serum therapeutics.
The objective is to confer some passive immunity to the agent that causes PMWS at the pig's most susceptible age.
It must be administered within 96 hours of exposure to chickenpox, and it results in a passive immunity against the disease for about three months.
This passive immunity fades over time and is less effective in children of immunized mothers than in children of mothers who had the measles.Advertisement
The second - passive immunity - is produced by the transference of a quantity of the serum of an animal actively immunized to a fresh animal; the term is applied because there is brought into play no active change in the tissues of the second animal.