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any substance (as a toxin or enzyme) that stimulates an immune response in the body (especially the production of antibodies)

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Conventional serotyping or antigenic classification of Salmonella was traditionally founded upon antibody reaction with 3 types of surface antigens: somatic O antigens, flagellar H antigens, and Vi capsular antigens (Nataro et al., 2011) [34].
Gram-negative bacteria were observed on Gram stain, while capsular antigen detection was negative.
anthracis are edema toxin, lethal toxin, and a capsular antigen that works against immune system cells.
The Vi polysaccharide is an outer capsular antigen that enables greater human infectivity than those Salmonella Typhi strains not expressing the antigen (9).
Salmonella typhi has three antigens; O antigen (somatic), H antigen (flagellar), and capsular antigen (Vi) which is an acidic polysaccharide layer outside the cell wall.
(4) The polysaccharide capsular antigen is produced in large quantities and can be detected in both CSF and blood.
(**) Tetramune[R] (DTP-HbOC) is a sterile combination of diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and pertussis vaccine adsorbed (manufactured by LLI) and a conjugate of oligosaccharides of the capsular antigen of H.