Summary of Vaccines
The advent of vaccinations has contributed to the control or eradication of many infectious diseases throughout history. Starting with basic research, scientists are able to optimize the epitopes recognized by T and B-cells to activate both humoral and cell-mediated immune responses in the human body. Thus, the creation of a vaccine that intentionally exposes an individual to a pathogen without causing disease has been refined throughout the past century.
Flashcards on Vaccines
The substances that are added to vaccines to enhance the response are referred to as .