Plasmodium berghei: Enhanced Protective Immunity after Vaccination of White Rats Born of Immune Mothers

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Science  11 Jun 1971:
Vol. 172, Issue 3988, pp. 1151-1152
DOI: 10.1126/science.172.3988.1151


Young white rats born of immune mothers had a significantly higher level of immunity to Plasmodium berghei after immunization with a nonliving antigen than either unvaccinated littermates or vaccinated rats born of normal nonimmune mothers.