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Immunization

The construction of an asset and a liability match that benefits from offsetting changes in value.

Price Immunization

A strategy of matching assets to future liabilities. That is, price immunization involves investing in certain securities with a certain expected return so that the investor will be able to pay for future liabilities. Pension funds and annuities use price immunization more than many investors because they have future liabilities that are both large and relatively easy to estimate. Portfolios that practice price immunization usually invest in low-risk, investment-grade securities. See also: Portfolio dedication.

immunization

A technique of investing in bonds such that the portfolio's target return is protected against interest rate fluctuations. Changes in returns at which cash flows can be reinvested are offset by changes in the value of the securities in the portfolio. See also bullet immunization.
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These antigens are then injected into the host that brings about passive immunization.
The appeal of passive immunization is that it's designed to directly bottle up virulence factors and render them powerless.
We also optimized the effective time period for passive immunization against HS.
Oral passive immunization against experimental salmonellosis in mice using chicken egg yolk antibodies specific for Salmonella enteritidis and S.
Therefore, passive immunization with hyperimmunoglobulin followed by active immunization starting during maintenance therapy or after cessation of intensive chemotherapy may be a better alternative to achieve permanent protective antibody titers.
Prevention of Hepatitis A through active or passive immunization.
Moreover, I will analyse whether passive immunization with the newly developed monoclonal antibodies allows clearance of DPR proteins from the brain as it has been shown for other intracellular aggregating proteins such as a-synuclein.
Second, passive immunization can be used to identify the protective component of the immune response and the parts of the bacteria that vaccination should target," said study co-leader Matthew S.
The protection conferred by egg antibody specific for F18-fimbriae against infection with F18+ Escherichia coli was studied in controlled passive immunization trials involving weaned pigs.
The fetus passive immunization from the pregnant woman's vaccination was recognized in 1879 when Bukhardt demonstrated the protection of children whose mothers had been vaccinated against smallpox [1].
The postexposure protocol is three pronged, he said: local wound care, active immunization, and passive immunization with immune globulin.