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What are the 2 types of acute rejection and what are they drive by

Early (CD8) and Late (CD4)


What cells are involved in late acute rejection

Th1 for some reason


How long is early and late acute reaction after transplant

Early acute reaction can start anywhere between days to weeks after transplant whereas late can start in months to years.


What are the treatment options

1. Anti-thymocytes globulins
2. Anti CD-3
3. Anti IL-2R
4. And of course steroids!