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What is an Allergen
A substance that provokes an allergic responce
Define Ahaphylaxis
Incresed or hyper-sensitivity caused by PREVIOUS exposure to antigen.
May be life threatening.
Define Antibody
Specefic protien produced in responce to specific antigen.
What is an Antigen
A foregin protien to which the body reacts by making antibodies.
Where are blood cells produced
Bone Marrow
B-pyhphocytes are processed in the?
B-cells differentiate into
Plasma cells
What type of immunity do T-cells provide.
Cell Mediated
Where are the T lymphocytes processed
Thymus gland
What type of immunity do B lymohicytes provide
Humoral immunity
What do B lymphocytes produce to fight infection
What do T cells produce to fight infection
Cytokine cytoxin.
What is the importance of allergic reactions to anesthesia
We expose the patient to many forgien substances, and simultaneously remove their ability to tell us of the impending symptoms.
Is it possible to determine the difference between anaphylactic and anaphylactiod reactions while under anesthesia
NO. It is not possible to determine the difference based on clinical symptoms.
What is the priority for allergic reactions under anesthesia.
Rapid diagnosis... and then treatment of CV and pulmonary changes.
What are the four types of immune reactions.
type 1- anaphylactic
type 2- antibody dependant
type 3- Immune complex
Type 4- Delayed hypersinsitivity