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Microbes Infect. 2000 May;2(6):701-8.

Preventing infectious disease with passive immunization.

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ReProtect, LLC, 703 Stags Head Road, Baltimore, MD 21286, USA. Lzeitlin@epicyte.com

Abstract

Antibodies can prevent infectious diseases by providing passive immune protection. Here we review successful clinical trials of passive immunization and consider some of the unique qualities monoclonal antibodies are now beginning to offer for developing methods for passive immunization against a wide range of infectious diseases.

PMID:
10884621
DOI:
10.1016/s1286-4579(00)00355-5
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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