PMID: 41439May 1, 1979

Clearance of antibody and complement in serum after challenge of mice previously vaccinated or infected with influenza virus

Acta Virologica
R Semkow, J Wilczyński

Abstract

Mice previously vaccinated or convalescent after infection with mouse-adapted influenza virus were challenged by various routes with live or inactivated virus. The levels of haemagglutination inhibiting and complement-fixing antibodies and complement in serum were found to decrease distinctly within several hours after challenge: the reconstitution to initial levels occurred within three days.

Related Concepts

Hemagglutination Inhibition Tests
Antibodies, Viral
Hemagglutination
Influenza
Vaccination
Hemolytic Complement
Immune complex
Orthomyxovirus Type A, Porcine
Convalescence
Orthomyxoviridae

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