acquired antibody


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acquired antibody

n.
An antibody produced by an immune response, in contrast to one occurring naturally in an individual.
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We cannot determine by seropositive text results the exact date when the viruses infected the raccoons, because the duration of naturally acquired antibody to subtype H5N1 virus in this species is unknown.
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