anamnestic response


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  • noun

Synonyms for anamnestic response

renewed rapid production of an antibody on the second (or subsequent) encounter with the same antigen

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Given this evidence of an anamnestic response and the likelihood that most of the RBC mass now consisted of incompatible RBCs, the decision to proceed with ARE was made.
Also, in most adults infected with HSV-1/HSV-2, anti-HSV antibodies will react with B virus antigen due to an anamnestic response of their immune system.
Absence of an anamnestic response might indicate waning immunity, Dr.
Apart from that, the DNA vaccination had primed for a significant anamnestic response to protein antigen.
The only exception is the rare situation where a person may have been exposed to a different flavivirus, and the anamnestic response upon exposure to WNV results in the production of high avidity IgG.
Reexposure to HBV leads to an anamnestic response and rarely to a subclinical infection.
Two studies--one in the first humans known to be injected with an experimental AIDS vaccine, the other in chimpanzees--are suggesting that this so-called anamnestic response could be a viable part of AIDS vaccination.