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Flashcards in immunology Deck (6)
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1

What is hypersensitivity

an allergy

2

What 2 things are responsible for allergies

IGE and mast cells

3

H ow do mast cells contribute to allergys

release histamines and other inflammatory factors

4

What 2 things are required to happen to cause an autoimmune disease

A genetic factor and an environmental factor

5

Define primary immunodeficient disease

The deficiency is the cause of the disease.

6

Define secondary immunodeficient diseae

the deficiency is acquire as a result of another condition ie. HIV