immune response to vaccinations?

Meryl Dorey van at mypostbox.com
Fri May 29 22:13:44 EST 1998

Dear Jude,

I know nothing about dogs, but I do know that breastfed or not, maternal
antibodies can freely circulate in the bloodstream of an infant for between
15 and 18 months.  If the child is breastfed, than those same and other
antibodies as well will be present until some time after the child weans.

Just thought this might be helpful.


APic wrote in message <1998053002521500.WAA11426 at ladder01.news.aol.com>...
>I am researching the length of time required for a vaccination to produce
>immune response in a human and in a dog.  I am aware that the immune state
>affects the response, but for practical purposes,  my base subject would be
>unvaccinated mammal at 6 months of age, thus maternal antibodies would be
>Also, if this mammal were  subjected to the disease, i.e. distemper in the
>and it was then vaccinated against this disease, what would be the most
>Would appreciate any information with references.  Thanx

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