1350: Immunologic Response stages

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1350: Immunologic Response stages
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Stages of the immunologic response
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  1. Stage 1: Recognition

    Explain what happens during this stage.
    Lymph nodes and lymphocytes survey body via bloodstream.

    When foreign material encountered, macrophages remove or imprint structure.

    • Body recognizes own structure (self)
    • recognizes foreign markers (nonself)

    Triggers second stage: Proliferation.
  2. Stage 2: Proliferation.

    Explain what happens during the second stage.
    Stimulates B and T lymphocytes to ENLARGE and proliferate.

    B: releases Abo

    T: cytotoxic T killer
  3. Stage 3: Response

    Explain what happens in stage 3.
    Lymphocytes respond in a CELLULAR or HUMORAL response.
  4. Stage 4: Effector.

    Explain the stage 4 response.
    Either the Abo or killer T cell reaches the antigen on the surface of the foreign invader.

    -->Destruction of invading microbe or neutralizes toxin.

    --->Series of events involve Abo, complement, and killer T cells.

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