OverviewInjection 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.
Update Date 11/2/2012
Updated by: David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, and Stephanie Slon.