Unit IV

Immune response to infectious diseases & Vaccines

15 lectures

4.1.1

 

4.2

4.2.1

4.2.2

 

Immune Response & effector mechanism towards infectious diseases - Viral, Bacterial, Fungal and Protozoal diseases & Helminthes infections

Vaccines

Active & Passive immunization, Designing vaccines (factors)

Types of vaccine –

Live, attenuated vaccine; Inactivated or killed vaccine;

Subunit vaccine – Toxoids (Antivenins), Triple antigen (DTP), Bacterial polysaccharide capsules, outer membrane proteins, viral glycoproteins, pathogen proteins, synthetic peptides ( multivalent subunit vaccines) as vaccines

Conjugate vaccine; Anti-idiotype vaccines;

DNA vaccines; Recombinant vector vaccines