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PBSC-MCB-Specific Immunity

These are foreign substances that elicit an immune response. Antigens
What is another name for antigenic determinant? Epitope
These are regions of the antigen that interact with the antibody. Epitopes
What type of cell produces antibodies? B cells (B-lymphocytes) of the immune system
Naturally acquired ACTIVE immunity results from exposure to _____. antigen
This occurs when most of the population is immune due to vaccinations and outbreaks are limited to sporadic cases. Herd Immunity
is antibody-mediated immunity. Humoral Immunity
Naturally acquired PASSIVE immunity occurs from _____. passing of antibodies from the mother to the fetus.
Artificially acquired ACTIVE immunity occurs from _____. Vaccines
___________is in response to intracellular pathogens and involves the T- cells (T-lymphocytes). Cell-Mediated Immunity
Artificially acquired PASSIVE immunity occurs when _____. antibodies from another source are administered to the patient.