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Unformatted text preview: germs. Neutrophils (polymorph) move toward bacteria ( chemotaxis) and destroy them ( phagocytosis) Hypersensitivity Give a brief description and example in your own words for each of the four types of hypersensitivity presented in Ch. 2. Hypersensitivity Matrix Type of Hypersensitivity Description Example Type I: Allergic/Anaphylactic Your immune system is broke down. Allergic to dog hair, pollen, hay, etc… Type II: Cytotoxic/Cytolytic Any agent or process that kills cells Chemotherapy Type III: Immune Complex A cluster of antigens forming a network of molecules Also called antigens- antibody complex. Type IV: Cell-mediated/Delayed is a system of biological structures and processes within an organism that protects against disease by identifying and killing pathogens and tumor cells You can acquire AIDS or retrovirus HIV HCA 240...
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This note was uploaded on 09/06/2010 for the course HEALTH CAR HCA/240 taught by Professor Judyaycock during the Spring '10 term at Phoenix School of Law.
- Spring '10