Unformatted text preview: to the germs, certain cells destroy these germs. Polymorph then moves closer to the bacteria and destroys the 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 Severe allergic reaction that affects the whole body and can cause a drop in your blood pressure and closing of your airways. Bee stings or allergic reaction to medications. Type II: Cytotoxic/Cytolytic A drug allergy that can reduce your blood platelets anddestroy your red blood cells. Penicillin Type III: Immune Complex Clusters of antigens and antibodies that form a network of molecules Malaria, viral hepatitis here. Type IV: Cell-mediated/Delayed An allergy that takes two or three days to develop. Poison ivy HCA 240...
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