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protein molecules produced by the host in response to stimulation by an antigen ... resulting in immunity

antibody

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substance, usually protein, that induces a specific immune response

antigen

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serum obtained from humans or animals containing specific antibodies

antiserum

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product containing antibodies against a specific bacterial toxin

antitoxin

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produced by the T cells of the immune system, lymphocytes and their products protect the host against intracellular pathogens

cellular immunity

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the type of protein containing antibodies

gamma globulin

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a special face mask with a high efficiency particulate air filter; used when caring for patients with infectious diseases that are airborne, particularly tuberculosis

HEPA mask

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produced by the B cells of the immune system, circulating antibodies found in body fluids protect the host against extracellular pathogens and their products

humoral immunity

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immunoglobulin G, the second antibody produced in the immune response; long lasting; indicates past infection

IgG

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immunoglobulin M, the first antibody produced in the immune response; short lasting; indicates recent or current infection

IgM

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protein product containing antibodies

immune globulin

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the specific resistance of a host to an infectious disease

immunity

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another name for antibody

immunoglobin

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a special face mask used when caring for patients with infectious diseases that are airborne, particularly tuberculosis

N95 respirator

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a bacterial toxin treated with a chemical so it's no longer toxigenic but still antigenic; used for immunization

toxoid

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a suspension of bacteria or virus altered so it's no longer capable of causing disease but it's still antigenic sed for immunization

vaccine