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antigen vs antibody

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
33 years experience Cardiology
Good guy vs bad guy: Antigen(the bad guy ) is a foreign material that "invades" the body and the atibody(the good guy) is what the immune systen produces to nuetralize the ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Varies: Most people will make detectable antibodies in about two weeks after receiving rh d positive blood, if the recipient is rh d negative.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Form hybridoma: When an antigen is given to an animal, B cells in serum produce a polyvalent antibody prep. When antigen is given to an animal and spleen cells (B) ar ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Unclear question: Treatment with Rhogam can prevent development of antibodies to rh if treated within 72 hours of exposure. However, this is not a do it yourself issue ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
They don't usually: Antibody does not usually kill an antigen but binds it. The attachment may then, under certain circumstances , triggers the release of certain mediat ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morgan Daul
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Hepatitis AG & AB: The most common forms are hepa, hepb, and hepc. When testing for these forms you will do a blood test that will show antigens (ag) and/or antibodies ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Hepatitis B: It means you are neither immune to and do not have hepatitis b. You need to be vaccinated.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Possibly: Do not understand how initial test was positive and "confirmatory" test negative. Need to repeat these, although you may be in the "window" period, ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Hepatitis B immunity: It sure sounds like you were immunized against hepatitis b. This began happening in the early 1980s for all children in america. Given your age it w ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Retest in a month: It takes a few weeks even for the modern tests to come back. I hope you turn out okay, that you'll love safely from now on, and that you'll cherish ha ... Read More
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