*  Meningococcemia Medication: Antimicrobial agents, Inotropic Agents, Diuretics, Osmotic Agents, Diuretics, Loop, Corticosteroids...
Vaccines, Inactivated, Bacterial. Class Summary. These agents may be used to prevent and control outbreaks of serogroup C ... Jarva H, Ram S, Vogel U, Blom AM, Meri S. Binding of the complement inhibitor C4bp to serogroup B Neisseria meningitidis. J ... Administer this agent to all children with suspected bacterial meningitis (the pathophysiology is likely to be similar). ... Diuretics, Osmotic Agents. Class Summary. These agents are used to control ICP during elective intubation. Osmotic diuretics ...
  https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/221473-medication
*  Skin Injuries Reduce Survival and Modulate Corticosterone, C-Reactive Protein, Complement Component 3, IgM, and Prostaglandin...
Complement component 3 (C3) is a key component responsible for inactivating many antigens, particularly infectious agents [15 ... plays a central role in the activation of complement system [15]. People with C3 deficiency are susceptible to bacterial ... IgM antibodies and the C3b inactivator cleaved third component of complement in macrophage phagocytosis," Agents and Actions, ... it was evident that CI resulted in an early onset of bacterial infection and occurrence of a severe systemic bacterial ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/omcl/2013/821541/
*  EULAR recommendations for vaccination in paediatric patients with rheumatic diseases | Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases
Patients with complement deficiencies or functional asplenia, such as some SLE122 and polyarticular JIA123 124 patients, are at ... Risk of herpes zoster in patients with rheumatoid arthritis treated with anti-TNF-alpha agents. JAMA 2009;301:737-44. ... Antibody response to inactivated subunit influenza vaccine in patients with Wegener's granulomatosis. J Physiol Pharmacol 2007; ... 121 Vaccination reduced the occurrence of viral respiratory and bacterial infections after vaccination.18 Based on the possible ...
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*  Oral immunization with transgenic plants - The Texas A&M University System
Binding by antibody inactivates viruses and bacterial toxins (such as tetanus or botulinum toxin) frequently by blocking their ... McGhee, ;McGhee, Infectious Agents & Diseases, 2:55 (1993). ;McGhee, Infectious Agents & Diseases, 2:55 (1993). ;, 2:55 (1993 ... collectively called complement, that kills the invaders. Cell-mediated immune responses, the second class of immune responses, ... one or more immunogenic agents where the agents are capable of inducing an immune response to the expressed immunogenic agents ...
  http://www.freepatentsonline.com/6395964.html
*  Vaccine - Wikipedia
Targeting of identified bacterial proteins that are involved in complement inhibition would neutralize the key bacterial ... Formaldehyde is used to inactivate bacterial products for toxoid vaccines. Formaldehyde is also used to inactivate unwanted ... The agent stimulates the body's immune system to recognize the agent as a threat, destroy it, and to further recognize and ... Inactivated. Main article: Inactivated vaccine. Some vaccines contain inactivated, but previously virulent, micro-organisms ...
  https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vaccinations
*  Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP): Use of Vaccines and Immune Globulins in Persons ...
Killed or inactivated vaccines do not represent a danger to immunocompromised persons and generally should be administered as ... Immunosuppressive agents should not be administered during postexposure therapy, unless essential for the treatment of other ... Antibody responses to bacterial toxoids in children infected with human immunodeficiency virus. J Pediatr 1987;110:563-6. ... Many of these patients have leukopenia, decreased complement activity, chemotactic defects, and impaired cell-mediated immunity ...
  https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/00023141.htm
*  Guidelines for West Nile Virus Vaccination
Chemical controls include the use of topical anti-mosquito repellent agents approved for the horse and use of mosquito dunks in ... Of the licensed vaccines currently available, one is monovalent or multivalent inactivated and the other is a live canarypox ... complement fixation, ELISA and antigen (IgM and IgG) capture ELISA. Virus can also be identified in central nervous system ... bacterial meningitis; cervical vertebral myelopathy (wobbler syndrome); myeloencephalopathy; and equine degenerative myelopathy ...
  https://lsu.edu/vetmed/ehsp/horse_health/aaep_tips/wnv_vaccination_guidelines.php
*  Virology by Christian - Issuu
... has the same etiologic agent as A. Rubeola B. Vaccinia C. Varicella D. Variola 15. The etiologic agents of many common colds ... Cultures for bacterial pathogens revealed normal fecal flora at 24 hours. Which of the following additional tests would be most ... b. Vaccines 1) The Salk vaccine is a formalin-inactivated vaccine. 2) The Sabin vaccine is an attenuated vaccine. 3) Because of ... Complement receptor 8. The type of cell culture that best supports the growth of cytomegalovirus is A. HeLa cells B. HEp-2 ...
  https://issuu.com/christianmugabo/docs/virology
*  Aptamers as the Agent in Decontamination Assays (Apta-Decontamination Assays): From the Environment to the Potential...
... inactivated under UV irradiation in 30 min. The assay was also specific and selective, as it inactivates only E. coli in the ... C. L. A. Hamula, H. Zhang, L. L. Guan, X.-F. Li, and X. C. Le, "Selection of aptamers against live bacterial cells," Analytical ... The cases enumerated are sufficient to imply that the apta-decontamination assay could potentially replace or complement the ... It can be surmised that the chelating agents can be used for the elution of the target [78]. Integration of the aptamer into ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/jna/2017/3712070/
*  Full text] Evaluation of bactericidal activity of Hannon honey on slowly growing | DHPS
These results complement data using the cup-cut technique. The antibacterial effect of honey was concentration and time ... The antibacterial effect of honey on diarrhoea-causing bacterial agents isolated in Lagos, Nigeria. Afr J Med Sci. 1994;23(3): ... In this study, we investigated the ability of the local honey (Hannon) to inactivate S. aureus and E. coli isolates at ... honey could effectively complement standard antibiotics, especially in general wounds and in burn wound infections caused by E ...
  https://www.dovepress.com/evaluation-of-bactericidal-activity-of-hannon-honey-on-slowly-growing--peer-reviewed-fulltext-article-DHPS
*  Infectious disease
infectious agent be identified only in patients and not in healthy controls, and that patients who contract the agent also ... complement-dependent bacteriolysis, opsonoization, phagocytosis and killing, as occurs for some bacteria,*neutralization of ... This process requires immune mechanisms to kill or inactivate the inoculum of the pathogen. Specific acquired immunity against ... fermentation products is commonly used in bacterial identification. Acids, alcohols and gases are usually detected in these ...
  http://www.cs.mcgill.ca/~rwest/link-suggestion/wpcd_2008-09_augmented/wp/i/Infectious_disease.htm
*  Which toxin is inactivated on exposure to air: A Streptolysin OB Streptolysin S C StreptokinaseD None of the above - Flash...
This is the card info for the flashcard Which toxin is inactivated on exposure to air: A Streptolysin OB Streptolysin S C ... The most common agent associated with neonatal bacterial meningitis is (AIIMS Nov 2009) A. Streptococcus agalactiae ... Complement C5a, a potent chemoattractant, activated PMNs. B. In the absence of a specific antibody, opsonization phagocyte ... The most common agent associated with neonatal bacterial meningitis is (AIIMS Nov 2009) A Streptococcus agalactiae B ...
  https://gradestack.com/Dr-Bhatia-Medical/Which-toxin-is/39-3042-3167-16219-sf
*  Sensors | Free Full-Text | Advances in Microbial Biofilm Prevention on Indwelling Medical Devices with Emphasis on Usage of...
... reducing biofilm sensitivity to antimicrobial agents. Techniques applied to combating biofilms have been primarily chemical. ... Agents Chemother 1988, 32, 518-523. [Google Scholar]. *Brown, M.R.W.; Allison, D.G.; Gilbert, P. Resistance of bacterial ... Deposition of complement C3b and IgG on bacterial surfaces has also been shown to be prevented as demonstrated for ... The polymer was capable of inactivating ≥99% of S. epidermidis, E. coli, and P. aeruginosa bacteria on glass slides processed ...
  http://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/9/4/2538/htm
*  the lymph system and immunity [Lymphedema People]
It complements the actions of the immune system. Complement proteins are made in the liver and become active in a sequence (C1 ... Barriers to entry are the skin and mucous membranesThe skin is a passive barrier to infectious agents such as bacteria and ... So when doctors are worried about a bacterial infection, sometimes they order a blood test to see if a patient has an increased ... Antibodies bind to the antigens on invaders and kill or inactivate them in several ways. Most antibodies are themselves ...
  http://lymphedemapeople.com/wiki/doku.php?id=the_lymph_system_and_immunity
*  diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis-hepatitis b-inactivated: Topics by WorldWideScience.org
... but were not attributable to any particular bacterial pathogen. In our hospital, acute bacterial meningitis remains a severe ... In addition, ATG was identified as the primary anti-inflammatory agent with action on the PI3K/AKT and Ras/MAPK pathways. CLA ... SBA was measured using an assay with a baby rabbit or human complement source. Additional studies are needed to assess long- ... A glmS-inactivated mutant could not grow in the absence of GlcNAc, while nagB-inactivated mutant growth was decreased in the ...
  https://worldwidescience.org/topicpages/d/diphtheria-tetanus-acellular+pertussis-hepatitis+b-inactivated.html
*  Infectious disease - Natural and acquired immunity | Britannica.com
human disease: Infectious agents. Biotic agents include life-forms that range in size from the smallest virus, measuring ... When a T cell encounters bacterial products, either directly or via presentation by a special antigen-presenting cell, it is ... Inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) is used for immunodeficient or immunosuppressed patients and for the primary immunization ... An opsonin generally is a protein substance, such as one of the circulating immunoglobulins or complement components. ...
  https://www.britannica.com/science/infectious-disease/Natural-and-acquired-immunity
*  Nutrients | Free Full-Text | Consequences of Essential Fatty Acids | HTML
Agents Actions Suppl. 1992, 37, 34-40. [Google Scholar]. *Lands, W.E.M.; Libelt, B.; Morris, A.; Kramer, N.C.; Prewitt, T.E.; ... The n-3 mediator, LTB5, was approximately 100 times less potent than the n-6 LTB4, in enhancing complement receptor responses ... dose-dependent manner the lung vascular leakage induced by a bacterial toxin [63]. This competition was accompanied by a ... oxidation of the 15-hydroxyl group essentially inactivates lipoxin's ability to stop PMN transmigration or to reduce cell ...
  http://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/4/9/1338/htm
*  Respiratory - Stuff Missed Flashcards by A Fleary | Brainscape
mucolytic agent used in treatment of CF. -works by cleaving disulfide bonds within mucus glycoproteins, thus loosening thick ... ability to uptake and express naked DNA made available when another bacterial cell dies. - SHiN bacteria can do this (S. ... causative agent of walking pneumonie. - has no peptipglycan cell wall, only has phospholipid bilaer. - shares antigen with ... used alone, bacteria acquire resistance through spontaneous mutations of bacterial DNA dependent RNA polymerase ...
  https://www.brainscape.com/flashcards/respiratory-stuff-missed-851098/packs/1473017
*  Danger Signals Activating the Immune Response after Trauma
H. Wang, S. Zhu, R. Zhou, W. Li, and A. E. Sama, "Therapeutic potential of HMGB1-targeting agents in sepsis," Expert Reviews in ... C. Cayrol and J. P. Girard, "The IL-1-like cytokine IL-33 is inactivated after maturation by caspase-1," Proceedings of the ... Bacterial infection and major trauma both can elicit responses that are summarized as systemic inflammatory response syndrome ( ... active HMGB1 secretion from monocytes can be triggered by the complement activation product C5a [20]. This mechanism not only ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/mi/2012/315941/
*  Human prophylactic vaccine adjuvants and their determinant role in new vaccine formulations
Live attenuated and inactivated plus adjuvant (non-alum salt) vaccines. Table 1 lists the live-attenuated and inactivated ... Bacterial derived proteoliposome for allergy vaccines. Vaccine 2006; 24 (Suppl 2): S2-S5. [ Links ]. ... More than 90% of infectious agents enter or establish themselves in the 400 m2 of mucosa where millions of commensal species ... In contrast, the TI-2 like polysaccharides have repetitive epitopes, are resistant to degradation and activate the complement ...
  http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0100-879X2012007500067&lng=en&nrm=iso&tlng=en
*  Streptococcus dysgalactiae - Wikipedia
The M-protein aids in immune evasion by inhibiting phagocytosis and inactivating the complement system. Furthermore, ... Skerman, V.B.D.M.; Sneath, P.H.A. (1980). "Approved list of bacterial names". Int J Syst Bacteriol. 30: 225-420. doi:10.1099/ ... Second-line agents include macrolides and clindamycin, although increasing resistance, due to both efflux and target ... In 1980, they were even removed from the List of Approved Bacterial species. Three years later, though, DNA hybridization ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Streptococcus_dysgalactiae
*  Vaccine - Wikipedia
Targeting of identified bacterial proteins that are involved in complement inhibition would neutralize the key bacterial ... rather than introducing an inactivated or attenuated micro-organism to an immune system (which would constitute a "whole-agent ... Formaldehyde is used to inactivate bacterial products for toxoid vaccines. Formaldehyde is also used to inactivate unwanted ... The agent stimulates the body's immune system to recognize the agent as a threat, destroy it, and to further recognize and ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vaccine
*  Adoptive Immunity | definition of Adoptive Immunity by Medical dictionary
... and complement become bound together. The cell membrane of the antigen (which usually is a bacterial cell) then ruptures, ... In some instances in which exposure to an infectious agent is suspected, immune bodies may be given to ward off a full-blown ... all designed to either destroy or inactivate the offending antigen. Some of the sensitized T lymphocytes combine with the ... Antibody also "fixes" or activates complement, which is the second component of the humoral immune system. Complement is the ...
  https://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Adoptive+Immunity
*  Untitled Document
This in turn inactivates the lymphocyte and proliferation is switched off, therefore, hinders the memory of the immune system ... Expression of a new serotypes of the altered bacterial gene makes it possible to evade the host immune response. Opa proteins ... Women tend to be more asymptomatic based on a complement receptor 3 (CR3). This receptor has been localized in cervical ... Here they can avoid phagocytosis, antibodies, and ant microbial agents. These larger vacuoles transport the gonococci to the ...
  http://web.uconn.edu/mcbstaff/graf/Student%20presentations/Ngonorrheae/Neisseriagonorr.html
*  Phagocytosis
A few molecules of any one of these cationic proteins appear able to inactivate a bacterial cell by damage to their ... They differentiate in the marrow and are released in a mature form, containing a full complement of bactericidal agents. They ... The killing and digestion of the bacterial cell takes place in the phagolysosome. The macrophage egests debris while processing ... O2-, OH., and H2O2 are activated oxygen species that are potent oxidizing agents in biological systems which adversely affect a ...
  http://textbookofbacteriology.net/Bact100/phago_defense.html