anamnestic response


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Noun1.anamnestic response - renewed rapid production of an antibody on the second (or subsequent) encounter with the same antigen
immune reaction, immune response, immunologic 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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Enzyme potentiated hyposensitization II: Effect of glucose, glucosamine, N-acetylaminosugars and gelatin on the ability of beta-glucuronidase to block the anamnestic response to antigen in mice.
This increased frequency of testing over the 3-day interval, required by the AABB standards, was done so that we could detect an anamnestic response as soon as it occurred.
Adverse reactions reported in clinical studies with FEIBA were anamnestic response, somnolence, dizziness, dysgeusia, dyspnea, hypoesthesia, nausea, chills, pyrexia, chest pain and chest discomfort.
The rapidity of thrombocytopenia with thrombosis suggests an anamnestic response to preformed anti-PF4/heparin antibodies upon exposure to enoxaparin.
These VLP-based vaccines are obviously not therapeutic but the vaccine trial data showed that there is an anamnestic response to a single dose of vaccine in previously infected subjects (17).