Immunity in the Very Young: Challenges and Opportunities

    loading  Checking for direct PDF access through Ovid

Abstract

Immunity in early life encompasses the delicate interphase at the maternal-fetal stage, as well as rapid development and adaptation that occur as the newborn transitions from the protected maternal environment to functioning in the outside world. Understanding the forces that shape immunity in the very young and that lay the groundwork for an effective adult immune system holds both questions and promise.

Immunity in early life encompasses the delicate interphase at the maternal-fetal stage, as well as rapid development and adaptation that occur as the newborn transitions from the protected maternal environment to functioning in the outside world. Understanding the forces that shape immunity in the very young and that lay the groundwork for an effective adult immune system holds both questions and promise.

Related Topics

    loading  Loading Related Articles