Study shows antibodies and immunity after natural pertussis infection are different and more longer lasting than vaccine - Mothering Forums

 
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#1 of 2 Old 11-01-2012, 10:57 AM - Thread Starter
 
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http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264410X12013023 (sorry only a summary is available for free)

 


 

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"Although immunity after infection seems to persist longer than that after vaccination, the exact mechanism(s) is not known....Our results suggest that there may be difference in quality and quantity of antibodies to after vaccination and after infection."

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That's really interesting... thanks for sharing. Hopefully the full article will be available somewhere soon!

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