Immunizations

Elisabeth Presterl*, Magda Diab-El Schahawi*, Luigi Segagni Lusignani, Helga Paula, Jacqui S. Reilly

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Abstract

Immunizing serves to induce a specific immune response or immune modulation to protect against a disease-causing agent. Achieving immune status is possible through active and passive immunization.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBasic Microbiology and Infection Control for Midwives
EditorsElisabeth Presterl, Magda Diab-El Schahawi, Jacqui S. Reilly
PublisherSpringer
Chapter21
Pages185-190
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9783030020262
ISBN (Print)9783030020255
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Keywords

  • vaccination
  • active and passive immunization
  • side effects

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