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Active Immunity

antigenic immune response with antibody formation to an infection through administration of a vaccine or toxoid or through natural exposure to the disease

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Antigenicity

ability of an antigen to bind specifically with certain products to promote better antibody formation

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Immunization

bolstering a person's immune system by inducing antibody formation, thereby providing active protecting against a specific infectious disease

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Passive Immunity

temporary state of immunity produced in a person who is susceptible to an infectious organism by administering serum containing antibodies to the disease

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Toxiods

altered bacterial toxins that are administered to stimulate antitoxin production and protect against the harmful effects of the toxin

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Vaccines

microorganisms or components of microorganism that are administered to stimulate antibody production against microorganism prior to a natural infection