immune response

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Synonyms for immune response

a bodily defense reaction that recognizes an invading substance (an antigen: such as a virus or fungus or bacteria or transplanted organ) and produces antibodies specific against that antigen

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0003 Secondary immune response, n = 43 Previous interval# Interval, Sign or ([paragraph]) No.
However, none of the serum samples with secondary immune responses was PCR positive.
When the animal receives the second injection of vaccine, the secondary immune response takes place.
Differentiate the primary and secondary immune responses
The two naturally occurring trajectories of the PIR support the proof-of-concept evidence for a primed immune system resulting in primary and secondary immune responses that are not associated with the presence of infection.
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