The process of inducing or providing active or passive immunity artificially by administering an infectious agent
An inherited or acquired state in which an individual is resistant to the occurrence or the effects of a specific disease
Innate immunity or resistance to infection or toxicity
Immunity from exposure to the invading agent
Immunity in which immune bodies are actively formed against specific antigens
Temporary immunity obtained by transfusing immunoglobulins or antitoxins
A protein that is formed in response to exposure to a specific antigen
A variety of foreign substances that stimulate the formation of antibodies
Reduce the virulence of a pathogenic microorganism by treating it with heat or chemicals or cultivating it on a certain medium
Antigenic substances used for active or passive immunization or therapy
A suspension of live or inactivated microorganisms administer to induce immunity and prevent infectious disease
A modified bacterial toxin that has been made nontoxic by retains the ability to stimulate the formation of antitoxin
A solution of antibodies derived from the serum of animals immunized with specific antigens & used to confer passive immunity & for treatment
A sterile solution containing antibodies from large pools of human blood plasma
Special preparations obtained from blood plasma from donor pools preselected for a high antibody content against a specific antigen
Condition in which the majority of the population community is vaccinated and the spread of certain diseases is stopped
Vaccine designed to vaccinate against a single antigen or organism
A carrier protein with proven immunologic potential combined with a less antigenic polysaccharide antigen to enhance immune response
Combination of multiple vaccines into on parenteral form
Vaccine designed to vaccinate against two or more antigens
Strategy of protecting infants from pertussis by vaccinating all persons who come in close contact with the infant
Physical act of administering any vaccine or toxoid

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