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Regulation of the Antibody Response to Pneumococcal Capsular Polysaccharides

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Published by Leuven Univ Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine,
  • Medical,
  • Antigen-antibody reactions,
  • Immunology,
  • Microbial polysaccharides,
  • Polysaccharides, Bacterial

  • Edition Notes

    Acta Biomedica Lovaniensia

    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12846092M
    ISBN 109058674487
    ISBN 109789058674487

    Human Immune-System Biologic Markers of Immunotoxicity This chapter deals with markers that could be useful for assessing immunotoxicity in the human immune system. It also discusses currently available clinical tests, and a clinical testing regimen is proposed. Pneumococcal surface protein A (PspA) is a choline-binding protein which is a virulence factor the animals elicited a high titer and high avidity anti-PspA antibody response. Together, these studies provide a framework for the rational design of a vaccine against and while it reduces capsular type-specific carriage it has not been shown. Indications, dose, contra-indications, side-effects, interactions, cautions, warnings and other safety information for PNEUMOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE CONJUGATE VACCINE (ADSORBED). α-2,9-Polysialic acid is an important capsular polysaccharide expressed by serotype C Neisseria meningitidis. Its protein conjugates are current vaccines against group C meningitis. To address some concerns about traditional protein conjugate vaccines, a new type of fully synthetic vaccines composed of oligosialic acids and glycolipids was explored.


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This is a Ph.D. dissertation. pneumoniae is a major causative agent of serious infections. BesidesAuthor: Axel Jeurissen. The valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine was formulated to prevent invasive infection in the elderly and other high-risk populations from the most prevalent Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes.

However, the immunogenicity of all 23 vaccine polysaccharides has not been fully characterized in Cited by: Regulation of the antibody response to pneumococcal polysaccharide by thymus-derived cells.

Baker PJ, Amsbaugh DF, Stashak PW, Caldes G, Prescott B. The dose-response relationships in mice immunized with capsular polysaccharide of type 3 Streptococcus pneumoniae (SSS-III) show a distinctive pattern characterized by a single optimal dose for Cited by: REGULATION OF THE ANTIBODY RESPONSE TO TYPE III PNEUMOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE BY THYMIC-DERIVED CELLS Phillip J.

Baker, Benjamin Prescott, Philip W. Stashak and Diana F. Amsbaugh Laboratory of Microbial Immunity and the Laboratory of Microbiology National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases National Institutes of Health Bethesda, Maryland ABSTRACT Cited by: 3.

Capsular Polysaccharides Klaus Jann and Barbara Jann Max-Planck-lnstitut for Immunbiologie, Freiburg, Germany Chemistry of Capsular Polysaccharides 48 Genetics of Capsular Polysaccharides 53 Biosynthesis of Capsular 57 Polysaccharides Surface Expression 59 The cell surface is of great importance in the inter- actions of bacteria with their surroundings -culture media, soil, plant or animal.

Evaluation of the immune response to pneumococcal capsular polysaccharides Article Literature Review (PDF Available) in Acta clinica Belgica 58(2) March with Reads. Author Summary Streptococcus pneumoniae, or pneumococcus, is an important pathogen worldwide and causes a wide range of diseases, mostly in young children and the elderly.

There are 91 serotypes of pneumococcus, each of which produces a unique polysaccharide, called the capsule, that attaches to the bacterial surface and prevents it from being cleared by the host. The serotypes differ greatly Cited by: Links with this icon indicate that you are leaving the CDC website.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cannot attest to the accuracy of a non-federal website. Linking Regulation of the Antibody Response to Pneumococcal Capsular Polysaccharides book a non-federal website does not constitute an endorsement by CDC or any of its employees of the sponsors or the information and products presented on the website.

the antibody response to polysaccharides seems to depend on the presence of splenic tissue, and in particular on a functional marginal-zone B-cell compartment (3, 14, 18, 34), it may be.

Abstract. To study the natural development of antibodies to pneumococcal capsular polysaccharides of types 1, 6B, 11A, 14, 19F, and 23F and its association with pneumococcal carriage and acute otitis media (AOM), children were followed-up prospectively during their first 2 years of by: Humoral deficiencies represent a broad group of disorders.

The aim of the study was to compare the levels of antibodies against pneumococcal capsular polysaccharides (anti-PCP) and natural anti-galactosyl (anti-Gal) antibodies in (1) patients with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL), (2) patients with common variable immunodeficiency (CVID), and (3) a healthy population and to explore their Cited by: 2.

Infections due to Streptococcus pneumoniae are a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide [1, 2].All age groups may be affected, but the highest rates of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) occur among young children and elderly individuals [].In the United States and Europe, the risk of IPD remains highest among elderly individuals and high-risk adults, despite years of availability Cited by:   Therefore, antibody response to most pneumococcal capsular types is generally poor or inconsistent in children aged less than 2 years whose immune systems are immature.

Age-specific immune responses also vary by serotype, and the response to some common pediatric pneumococcal serotypes (e.g., 6A and 14) also is decreased in children aged Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPSV)—known as Pneumovax 23 (PPV)—is the first pneumococcal vaccine derived from a capsular polysaccharide, and an important landmark in medical history.

The polysaccharide antigens were used to induce type-specific antibodies that enhanced opsonization, phagocytosis, and killing of Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcal) bacteria by Pregnancy category: AU: B2, US: C (Risk not ruled out). Cell-surface polysaccharides have been shown to mediate the attachment of bacterial cells to one another, leading to biofilm formation and persistence of the organisms during colonization [1, 14].

Capsular polysaccharides are one of the components responsible for resistance to the non-specific immunity of the by: 7. Following the introduction of the pneumococcal 7-valent conjugate vaccine (PCV7) into the routine infant immunization schedule in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, pneumococcal serotype-specific immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibody testing was offered as a clinical service to all children within the program with invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) to confirm an adequate antibody Cited by: pneumococcal capsular polysaccharide vaccines are effective () and cost-effective (17,18) in the prevention of invasive pneumococcal disease among elderly and chronically ill adults.

We used data from a national sentinel surveillance system for invasive pneumococcal disease to determine whether children ages 2 to 5 years were also protected. Bacterial pathogens expressing capsular polysaccharides are common causes of mucosal infections (pneumonia, intestinal), as well as often fatal, invasive infections (meningitis, bloodstream infections) in children and adults worldwide.

These chemically simple but structurally complex carbohydrate structures on the bacterial surface confer resistance to recognition and clearance by the immune Cited by: 2. T cells can influence the antibody response to certain polysaccharides, such as the capsular polysaccharide of S.

pneumoniae type 3, but an absolute requirement for T cells has not been demonstrated. T‐independent responses are restricted in a number of ways.

We studied IgG-type antibody production to six pneumococcal serotypes in 29 A-T patients by ELISA before and 3–4 weeks after pneumococcal vaccine.

The response was considered positive when the antibody titer was >10 U/ml but weak when the titer was 10–20 U/ml. Twenty-two of 29 (76%) patients did not respond to any of the serotypes, 5 (17% Cited by:   The purpose of the study was to investigate the dynamics of the humoral response to a representative set of Streptococcus pneumoniae capsular polysaccharides in Author: SZ Kimaro Mlacha, SZ Kimaro Mlacha, A Warira, H Gatakaa, D Goldblatt, Jag Scott, Jag Scott.

Elderly individuals are susceptible to pneumococcal infections. Although factors contributing to the increased susceptibility of the elderly to bacterial infections may be several, compromised immune function, a consequence of normal human ageing, is widely accepted to play a role.

We evaluated the effect of ageing on the concentrations of naturally acquired antibodies to Cited by: Streptococcus pneumoniae is a major pathogen causing pneumonia with over 2 million deaths annually, especially in young children and the elderly. To date, at least 98 different pneumococcal capsular serotypes have been identified.

Currently, the vaccines for prevention of S. pneumoniae infections are the valent pneumococcal polysaccharide-based vaccine (PPV23) and the pneumococcal conjugate Author: Malihe Masomian, Zuleeza Ahmad, Lai Ti Gew, Chit Laa Poh.

However, the concentration of anti-capsular antibody required to protect against pneumococcal infection caused by any specific capsular type has not been established. Most persons aged ≥2 years (85 to 95%) respond to vaccination by making antibody to most or all of.

We have prepared polysaccharide-protein conjugates consisting of type 4 pneumococcal capsular polysaccharide (PS4) coupled to tetanus toxoid. The PS4 preparation used contained % pneumococcal cell wall polysaccharide (CPs).

During the conjugation process, in addition to PS4-protein conjugates, CPs-protein conjugates were also formed. After immunization with PS4-protein Cited by: 3. The nasopharyngeal commensal bacteria Streptococcus pneumoniae is also a frequent cause of serious infections. Nasopharyngeal colonisation with S.

pneumoniae inhibits subsequent re-colonisation by inducing Thcell adaptive responses, whereas vaccination prevents invasive infections by inducing antibodies to S.

pneumoniae capsular polysaccharides. A comprehensive explanation of the extraordinary public health benefits of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines The development of protein conjugate vaccines against pneumococcal disease is arguably the greatest public health achievement of the new millennium.

This book describes the development of the vaccines, their remarkable impact on respiratory and other pneumococcal infections, and the. The bacterial capsule is a very large structure of many bacteria.

It is a polysaccharide layer that lies outside the cell envelope, and is thus deemed part of the outer envelope of a bacterial is a well-organized layer, not easily washed off, and it can be the cause of various diseases.

The capsule—which can be found in both gram negative and gram-positive bacteria—is different. Pneumococcal Polysaccharides: A Chemical View (English) A Functional Analysis of the Streptococcus pneumoniae Genes Involved in the Synthesis of Type 1 and Type 3 Capsular Polysaccharides.

Garcia, E. / Arrecubieta, C. / Munoz, R. / Mollerach, M. / Lopez Pneumococcal Proteins PspA and PspC: Their Potential for Use as Vaccines. Pneumococcal disease is important, because it is responsible for a substantial number of cases and deaths in the United States each year.

Although pneumococcal pneumonia accounts for less than 25% of all pneumonia, it is, nevertheless, a common disease. Test Indications: Assessing the response to active immunization with nonconjugated, 23 valent vaccines.

Determining the ability of an individual to respond to polysaccharide antigen(s). Determination of human IgG antibody levels to Streptococcus pneumoniae polysaccharide-specific serotypes and immunization efficiency of Pneumococcal Size: KB. INTRODUCTION. pneumoniae or pneumococcus is an encapsulated Gram-positive bacterium that colonizes the human upper respiratory tract and can cause severe diseases, such as pneumonia, bacteremia, meningitis and sepsis, which are responsible for about half a million deaths of children above 5 years old worldwide ().The capsular polysaccharide covers the pneumococcal external surface and Cited by: 5.

Jeurissen A, Moens L, Raes M, et al. Laboratory diagnosis of specific antibody deficiency to pneumococcal capsular polysaccharide antigens. Clin Chem. Mar. 53(3) Lim MT, Jeyarajah K, Jones P, Pandya H, Doffinger R, Kumararatne D, et al. Specific antibody deficiency in children with chronic wet cough.

Arch Dis Child. May   Controversy exists regarding the optimal use of the valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine for the protection of high-risk individuals, such as children and adults with immunocompromising conditions and the elderly.

The effectiveness and immunogenicity of valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPV23) are limited in such high-risk populations compared to the healthy, Cited by: Pneumococcal polysaccharide conjugate vaccine (adsorbed) 2. may have reduced antibody response to vaccination.

Prophylactic administration of antipyretics before or immediately after vaccine administration can reduce the incidence and intensity of post-vaccination febrile reactions.

NAME OF THE MEDICINAL PRODUCT Synflorix suspension for File Size: KB. Anti-pneumococcal antibody response and OPA activity against serotype 19F one month after the first vaccination using the 19F-DT formulation are presented in Tables 8 and 9, respectively.

Table 10 shows the 22 F-ELISA antibody concentration before and after gauge plane polysaccharide booster vaccination and the percentage of test body that Cited by: Almost 1 million children in the developing world die of infections due to Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus) each year ().Pneumococcus is considered an “extracellular” bacterial pathogen, i.e., it is killed upon ingestion by phagocytic cells.

Ingestion is facilitated by antibody (Ab) to its capsular polysaccharides (PS), of which there are at least 90 different serotypes. antigens, such as polysaccharides conjugated to a carrier protein to increase their immune response (Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccines, pneumococcal and meningococcal vaccines).

Whole killed vaccines are incapable of infecting or multiplying within the vaccinated host. Live, attenuated vaccines are believed to induceFile Size: KB. Alan S. Cross is a Infectious Disease Specialist in Baltimore, MD. Find Dr. Cross's phone number, address, insurance information, hospital affiliations and more.

Pediatrics: PNEUMOVAX 23 is not approved for use in children younger than 2 years of age because children in this age group do not develop an effective immune response to capsular types contained in the polysaccharide vaccine.

The pivotal trials for Prevenar 13 were designed to show that functional OPA antibody responses for the 13 serotypes were non‐inferior, and for some serotypes were superior, to the 12 serotypes in common with the licensed 23‐valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (1, 3, 4, 5, 6B, 7F, 9V, 14, 18C, 19A, 14, 19F, 23F) 1 month after vaccine Cited by: Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Powder Type 12F (US Type 12) ATCC ® X™ Designation: TypeStrain=False Application: To ATCC Valued Customers, ATCC stands ready to support our customers’ needs during the coronavirus pandemic.Pneumococcus interferes with the secretory antibody pathway of the upper respiratory track.

Anti-capsular antibodies play an important role in control of pneumococcal infections. B lymphocytes in the submucosa secrete IgM and dimeric IgA which is transported across the mucosal epithelium of the upper respiratory tract by transcytosis.