Flashcards in Immune/Allergy Deck (6):
Individuals who lack antibodies are especially susceptible to what infections?
encapsulated bacteria (otitis media, pneumonia, sinusitis)
A patient presents with repeated infections and swollen ph nodes. Microscopy shows bacteria filled segmented neutrophils. This is..
chronic granulomatous disease
A patient presents with thrombocytopenia, eczema and chronic otitis media. This is..
wiskott aldrich syndrome - defective B and T cell functions
The pathophysiology behind SCID is...
adenosine deaminase deficiency
A patient presents with delayed separation of the umbilical crd, recurrent skin and mucosal infections and leukocytosis with a neutrophil predominance. This is..
leukocyte adhesion defect