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Plasmodium
Malaria


vector-mosquitoes
Trypanosoma
African Sleeping Sickness
Borrelia burgdorferi
Lyme disease


Vector-ticks
Schistosoma
Schistsomiasis
Clostridium tentani
Tetnus
Tinea
Athlete's Foot and Ring Worm
Entamoeba
Amebic dysentry
Taenia saginata
Beef tape worm
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Antibodies attack connective tissues around the joints
Myasthenia gravis
Antibodies attack neuromuscular junctions
Multiple Sclerosis
Antibodies destroy the functions of the neurons in the brain and spinal cord
Type I diabetes
Antibodies attack the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas
Lupus erythmatosus
Lupus- antibodies attack cells and tissues of the body
B Cells
Lymphocyte that makes antibodies.
Helper T Cells
First identify pathogen and send message to B cells
Histamine
Substance that causes sneezing, runny noses, and itchy eyes
Killer T Cells
Directly attacks and destroys antigen bearing cells
Mast cells
A cell that releases histamines
Memory B Cells
The immune cell that can store info about the pathogen to provide future immunity
Plasma Cell
When exposed to antigen some B cells multiply and become this type of cell
Suppressor T Cells
Shuts of the immune response