PATH 2541 Hypersensitivity

PATH 2541 Hypersensitivity - AKA I II Allergic; immediate;...

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AKA Mediators How it works Examples Treatment I Allergic; immediate; anaphyliactic Antibody : IgE Other: histamine, seratonin, prostaglandins, anaphylotoxins c3a, c5a, IL4, IL5 Cells: Basophils, mast cells, eosinophils; CD4+ T helper cells, subtype 2 Atophy: chronic allergy ; intake of exogenous allergen into lungs, or surface contact results in irritation of exposed tissues. Anaphylaxis: acute allergy ; intake of exogenous allergen into bloodstream. Massive, sudden release of chemical mediators leads to smooth muscle contraction (bronchospasm, larynx edema), vasodilation / vascular shock Seasonal allergies, allergic athsma, hives, wheal and flare Bee sting allergies Peanut allergies Corticosteroids Antihistamine Cromalyn Monoclonal antbodies to IgE Epinepherine, theophylline. Allergy desensitization II Cell-mediated; cytotoxic Antibody: IgM, IgG,. May use complement. Cells: NKC (natural killer), phagocytes Antibodies attack cells or tissues bearing antigens on their cell surface. Can be autoimmune, or directed
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course PATH 2541 taught by Professor Ronaldg.mayne during the Winter '11 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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PATH 2541 Hypersensitivity - AKA I II Allergic; immediate;...

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