cross protection

cross protection

n
(Botany) botany the protection against a viral infection given to a plant by its prior inoculation with a related but milder virus
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Therefore, present study was planned to evaluate the cross protection between Avian Influenza Virus and Newcastle Disease Virus.
It is a potent immunostimulant, which makes for an HPV vaccine that generates a better Th1 response, provides more cross protection, and works better in hemodialysis patients.
Clinical studies have demonstrated that Rotarix is effective through cross protection against gastroenteritis caused by multiple rotavirus strains, so it is believed to be effective against many strains not included in the vaccine.
The animal model, built by researchers at Sydney University, showed cross protection and demonstrated that the vaccine is effective in animals.
Now, however, experts believe the jab could prevent between 73% and 77% of cases, and could offer cross protection to other strains of HPV.
So the current vaccine holds the promise of eradicating about 70-75% of cervical cancers (caused by HPV types 16 and 18), and there appears to be some additional cross protection amongst types that are closely related to 16 or 18, in particular 31, 45 and a little bit of 33.
The available data on whether natural HPV infection infers cross protection against other related strains from the same species are equivocal.
He said: "We don't believe current vaccines that go into the seasonal flu jab will have cross protection with this particular strain of H1N1.
This is doubly important as BTV 1 is now widespread in France and there is no cross protection from BTV 8 vaccine.
This year's flu vaccine includes the Panama strain of the virus, and while not the same as the mutant Fujian strain, it is thought to offer some cross protection against it.
These devices are well suited for lightning surge and power cross protection of telecom circuits requiring low current protection with high surge tolerance.
This vaccine is similar to EEE and WEE vaccines, which are very effective, but they offer no cross protection for WNV.