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pathogen notes - immune response ← natural immunity ←...

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22/03/2007 10:58:00 Inflammation Phagocytes – eat damaged cells Blood vessel endothelium, monocyte, bacterium, erythrocyte Neutrophils – kill bacteria that comes in (from cuts etc.) 1 st  line of defense: prevention 2 nd  line of defense:  3 rd  line of defense: immune response – third line of defense Antigen – molecules from a pathogen or foreign object that provoke a specific 
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Unformatted text preview: immune response ← natural immunity ← acquired immunity • naturally acquired o Active – antigens enter the body naturally Immunity may be lifelong or tempororary o Passive – pass from mother to fetus via placenta or breast feeding (colostrum) • Artificially acquired o Active – vaccines o Passive – 22/03/2007 10:58:00 ← 22/03/2007 10:58:00 ←...
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