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20 Cards in this Set

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Deficiency of C5 would predispose to infection with ______
Neisseria species
What type of reaction is the Tuberculin skin test?
DTH = Type 4 Hypersensitivity
Drug that stabilizes Mast cell membranes thus inhibiting degranulation
Cromolyn sodium
Drug that inhibits degradation of cAMP in Mast cells, making degranulation less likely
Fc receptor on NK cells used in ADCC
Defect in the differentiation of B cells to plasma cells:
-Low Ig's of all isotypes
-normal # of B cells
Common Variable Hypogammaglobulinemia
Low # of B cells
Low Ig of all isotypes
Bruton's X-linked Agammaglobulinemia
B cell deficiency with absent germinal centers
Bruton's X-linked Agammaglobulinemia
-Calcified, subcutaneous nodules of the buttocks
-skin color changes in response to cold
-esophageal dysmotility
-small vascular lesions of the skin

What autoantibody???
Anti-Centromere = CREST
HLA associated with Pernicious Anemia
Increased susceptibility to recurrent bacterial infections, especially encapsulated bacteria.
-B and T cell #'s are normal
C3 deficiency
1st cell type to respond in Type I HS rxns (bee sting)
Mast cell

*Eosinophils are part of the late-phase rxn
Most important Ig in the protection against encapsulated organisms
Asplenia predisposes to these pathogens
Encapsulated bacteria

*Some Killers Have Pretty Nice Capsules
-S. pneumo
-H. influenza
-N. meningitidis
-Cryptococcus neoformans
IL responsible for the antibody that mediates a Type 1 hypersensitivity reaction
IL-4 = class switching to IgE
Malignancy that Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome is associated with
Non-hodgkin's Lymphoma
Ig that is low in Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome
Interleukin involved in the development of CMI
Syndrome associated with:
-Angioedema w/out Urticaria
-recurrent attacks of colic (severe abdominal pain)
-Laryngeal edema
C1 Esterase deficiency
HLA-A3 is associated with what disease?
Hemochromatosis = increaased iron stores