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The immune response involve wbc's called?
The most important are?
B and T
B-cells respond by transforming into?
Antibody secreting cells. which bind to the antigen and destroys it.
T cells respond by?
Transforming into helper cells, cytotoxic or memory cells.
T Helper cells help?
B cells transform into antibody secreting cells.
Cytotoxic T cells act?
Alone without B cells. The cells destroyed by them are those infected by a virus or cancer.
T cells can become _____ and remain in circulation for years.
Memory Cells
Measles is a?
Respiratpory disease caused by a virus.
Symptoms of Measles?
Rash, high fever, cough, runny nose, red watery eyes.
Mumps is a?
Disease of the lymph nodes caused by a virus.
Symptoms of Mumps?
Fever, headache, muscle weak aches, and swelling of lymph nodes.
What is Rubella?
German Measles
Is a respiratory disease caused by a virus.
Symptoms of Rubella?
Rash, fever for two to three days.
What is Diptheria?
Is a respiratory disease caused by bacteria.
Symptoms of Diptheria
Gradula onset of sore throat and low grade fever.
What is Tetanus?
Lock Jaw
Is a disease of the nervous system caused by a bacteria.