passive transfer


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passive transfer

n.
The transfer of skin-sensitizing antibodies from the blood of an allergic individual to that of a nonallergic individual in order to test the sensitized area for an allergic reaction to specific allergens.
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Preclinical work carried out by ImCyse with such peptides in a specific T1D mouse model showed that insulitis, an absolute condition for the development of T1D, is fully prevented (and/or suppressed) upon either active immunisation or passive transfer of GAD65-specific cCD4+ T cells.
The researchers also showed that this protection could be transferred by passive transfer - that is, by taking serum from a vaccinated mouse and giving it to a non-vaccinated mouse.
Passive transfer, where a lifter, sling, or other device is used to transfer a patient out of bed, with minimal patient assistance with the transfer (Figure 1C).
An inadequate ingestion or absorption of colostral Ig leads to a secondary immunodeficiency condition termed Failure of Passive Transfer (FPT) that predisposes ruminant neonates to the development of bacterial septicemia and common neonatal diseases (Weaver et al.
Each of the resistances acts as a barrier to the passive transfer of gases across the alveolar capillary membrane.
The authors believe that breastmilk protection against acute respiratory infections is not universally conferred by passive transfer of humoral immunity or a soluble molecule with anti-infective properties.
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