Antibody response to tetanus
mark.haynes at mail.tju.edu
Wed Feb 17 20:01:20 EST 1999
> This disease is cripiling to adults who donot possess immunity to the toxin.
> Immunity is a passive aquired method of weaken toxoid injected into the
> body. Immunity usually occurs within a couple of months (IgG). The
> antibody will not be transferred prenatally or cannot be transferred from
> human to human.
I 'm confused (and no its not the 1st time). Arew you saying that igg
isn't transferred transplacentally? If so i disagree. Whether it is
also transferred in breast milk is something i'm not sure of although i'm
pretty sure that iga is in natural milk. Am i wrong?
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