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Not just a long-distance relationship: Immune cells in skin fight off infection better than the rest

... cells only occurs at longer distances throughout the body." Skin-resident memory T cells provide efficient and long-lasting immunity against skin reinfection with the same virus, resulting in better antiviral protection in skin areas harbouring elevated numbers of these cells. It is proposed that the gen...

Theory of How HIV Attacks is Wrong: Study

...dy can fight them off -- by causing infected T cells to produce virus particles before dying. This ongoing cycle of infection, HIV production, reinfection and cell destruction has been called the "runaway" hypothesis. But if this were so, the T cells would be killed off far too quickly, the resea...

Muslim Nations Focus on Halal Vaccines

... According to World Health Organisation (WHO) officials at the conference, doubts about the safety of polio vaccine in Nigeria in 2003, led to the reinfection of 27 countries that had become polio free, including Afghanistan and Pakistan. "Nineteen of those 27 countries were OIC member states," said Hamid Ja...

Trachoma not Curable by Antibiotics Alone

... that once the last treatment was given, there was reinfection after 2 years. The findings were reported in ...terium. It occurs mostly in children, but constant reinfection causes the eyelids to invert. The eyelashes cause ...ally. The researchers found to their surprise that reinfection was higher in the first group. They attribute this...
Reinfection in Biological News

Hidden infections crucial to understanding, controlling disease outbreaks

...is study contrasts with the widely-held belief---based only on studies of people with severe cholera, not on those with mild cases---that immunity to reinfection lasts at least three and possibly as long as ten years. The most effective cholera vaccines, by contrast, produce an immunity that lasts only a few mo...

A vaccine to kill tapeworm

... says Gauci. "An effective control programme would involve treating people with existing drugs to remove tapeworm from a population and preventing the reinfection of the human population by vaccinating pigs," he says. ...
Reinfection in Biological Technology

ProMetic announces signature of definitive license agreement with Kedrion for two hyperimmune products

... Mr. Pierre Laurin, President and Chief Executive Officer of ProMetic. More about Hepatitis B HB, hepatitis B IVIG is primarily used in preventing reinfection with hepatitis B in HBV positive liver transplant patients. It is also used in the treatment of acute exposure to hepatitis B following acute exposure...
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