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What type of immunity is a person receiving when given the hib?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Triggers it
The Hib vaccine is composed of lab generated proteins that triggers your own antibody production to the proteins in the HIB germ.It actually does not give you immunity, it helps you build it by tricking your body into thinking the shot was a Hib infection.

In brief: Triggers it
The Hib vaccine is composed of lab generated proteins that triggers your own antibody production to the proteins in the HIB germ.It actually does not give you immunity, it helps you build it by tricking your body into thinking the shot was a Hib infection.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Simon Tsiouris
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: Bacterial infection
The hib vaccine protects you against haemophilus influenzae serotype b (hib), a bacteria that used to be the most common cause of bacterial meningitis in children and a cause of epiglottitis until the vaccine was introduced.

In brief: Bacterial infection
The hib vaccine protects you against haemophilus influenzae serotype b (hib), a bacteria that used to be the most common cause of bacterial meningitis in children and a cause of epiglottitis until the vaccine was introduced.
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
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