Locations Main Campus: Chesterfield, MO 63017   |   Locations
314-434-1500 314-434-1500   |   Contact Us

Multimedia Encyclopedia


 
E-mail Form
Email Results

 
 
Print-Friendly
Bookmarks
bookmarks-menu

Autoinoculation

 

Autoinoculation is a procedure in which cells are removed from the body, treated or medically changed, and then placed back into the body. It is done to help prevent an immune reaction or to help diagnose a medical condition or illness.

Autoinoculation can also refer to the movement of microorganisms from one part of the body to another.

 

References

Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary. 2016.

 
  • Autoinoculation

    Autoinoculation - illustration

    Injection of some of the body's cells back into the body is called autoinoculation. Using one's own cells helps prevent or reduce antibody formation.

    Autoinoculation

    illustration

    • Autoinoculation

      Autoinoculation - illustration

      Injection of some of the body's cells back into the body is called autoinoculation. Using one's own cells helps prevent or reduce antibody formation.

      Autoinoculation

      illustration


     

    Review Date: 9/3/2016

    Reviewed By: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

    The information provided herein should not be used during any medical emergency or for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed medical professional should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Links to other sites are provided for information only -- they do not constitute endorsements of those other sites. © 1997- A.D.A.M., Inc. Any duplication or distribution of the information contained herein is strictly prohibited.
    adam.com

     
     
     

     

     

    A.D.A.M. content is best viewed in IE9 or above, Firefox and Google Chrome browser.



    Content is best viewed in IE9 or above, Firefox and Google Chrome browser.