Unformatted text preview: transplants. Cytotoxic T cells produce cytokines, which promote inflammation and phagocytosis. Immune Interactions Innate immunity, antibody-mediated immunity, and cell-mediated immunity can function together to eliminate an antigen. Immunotherapy Immunotherapy stimulates or inhibits the immune system to treat diseases. Acquired Immunity • Active natural immunity results from everyday exposure to an antigen against which the person's own immune system mounts a response. • Active artificial immunity results from deliberate exposure to an antigen (vaccine) to which the person's own immune system responds. • Passive natural immunity is the transfer of antibodies from a mother to her fetus during gestation or baby during breastfeeding. • Passive artificial immunity is the transfer of antibodies from an animal or another person to a person requiring immunity. •...
View Full Document
- Fall '10