Answer to Question #51113 in Biology for Sumit

Question #51113
An example of passive vaccination is when Rh- mothers carrying Rh+ babies are given Rho GAM, humanized antibodies against the Rh+ antigen. Explain why this vaccine does not trigger heme agglutination in the new born.
1
Expert's answer
2015-03-06T08:15:44-0500
This vaccine does not trigger heme agglutination in the newborn because it crosses placenta and causes destruction of Rh-positive erythrocytes of the newborn before the immune system of the mother recognize them. Activation of macrophages by coated with antibodies erythrocytes causes hemolysis in the spleen of baby.

Need a fast expert's response?

Submit order

and get a quick answer at the best price

for any assignment or question with DETAILED EXPLANATIONS!

Comments

No comments. Be the first!

Leave a comment

Ask Your question

LATEST TUTORIALS
New on Blog
APPROVED BY CLIENTS