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    Human African trypanosomiasis (HAT), also known as sleeping sickness, is caused by Trypanosoma brucei gambiense and Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense. These parasites cause two disease forms that occur in different geographical regions of Africa: West and Central Africa, versus East and South Africa, respectively. (2) However, most cases of HAT are due to Trypanosoma brucei gambiense. (1) The tsetse fly acts as the vector for the transmission of this protozoan parasite between mammalian hosts. Both…

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    Autoimmunity is the immune system over activity that begin producing antibodies to attack the body’s own tissues instead of fighting infections. The most common evidence of autoimmune response post TBI was reported as hypothalamic-pituitary autoimmunity (APA){Guaraldi:2015bc}. Recently, autoimmunity trigged by other released…

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    Vaccination Disadvantages

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    fever virus and Human Immunodeficiency Virus. A new approach to make vaccines is by utilizing gene cloning technique and DNA sequence. This type of vaccination is called DNA vaccination. DNA vaccination is a method used to generate antigen-specific antibody and cell-mediated immunity. The basic concept of DNA vaccine is to clone target gene into a mammalian expression. In other words, this type of vaccination allows mammalian cells to…

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    Pac Man Research Paper

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    When I think of the body’s immune system, I think of the video game Pac-Man. Pac-Man gobbles up all the little dots in his way, our body works hard to gobble up germs in its way, much the same as Pac-Man. There are also enemies that try to attack Pac-Man and attempt to make him lose a life, in the same way, our body has to defend against viruses that try to attack it. In the game, you are successful if you are able to keep Pac-Man alive by gobbling up everything in its path before they attack…

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    Guillain-Barre Syndrome Autoimmune disorder are devastating to individuals because one’s own body is doing the damage to the system. An auto immune disorder is low activity or over activity of the immune system. In the case of over activity the body attacks and damages its own tissues, which is known as an autoimmune disease (WebMD, 2015). Autoimmune diseases affect up to 50 million individuals in the United State, and of that 75% of them are women (Roddick, 2015). Autoimmune disease occur…

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    Biological parameters were evaluated for the early diagnosis of neonatal sepsis . The most useful are enumeration of white blood cells (WBC ), total number of neutrophils (TN), the immature relative to the total neutrophils (I / T) and C-reactive protein (CRP) . [ 4-7] However, despite the number of available tests, none of them is absolutely reliable for early and accurate diagnosis . Several cytokines, such as IL -1B , IL-6 , IL- 8 and TNF -a are important mediators in the systemic host…

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    Du Test By Tube Method

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    Practical 2 Title: Du Test by Tube Method Aim: To perform the Du test by tube method Introduction: The D antigen is the most immunogenic antigen in the Rhesus blood group system. Rhesus positivity and negativity indicate the presence or absence of the D antigen on the surface of red blood cell. Du test is the further testing that is done to identify Weak D antigen when the cells being tested have failed to react with anti-D antisera at immediate spin. An indirect antiglobulin test is…

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    white blood cells that secure againist destructive substances in the body immune system. A few examples include bacteria, viruses, toxins, cancer cells, and blood and tissue from outside the body. When the immune system has been attack it produces antibodies that protect against anitgens, which empower it to obliterate these unsafe substances. At the point when the body is confronted with having an autoimmune disorders, the immune system does not recognize healthy tissue and antigens.…

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    Adaptive Immunity Essay

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    B cells have cell-surface immunoglobulin molecules as receptors for antigen and, upon activation, secrete the immunoglobulin as soluble antibody that provides defense against pathogens in the extracellular spaces of the body. T cells have receptors that recognize peptide fragments of intracellular pathogens transported to the cell surface by the glycoproteins of the major histocompatibility…

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    NK-Cells: Natural Killers

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    NK-cells (natural killers) represent a heterogeneous lymphocytes population of innate immune system. They have a natural cytolytic activity, are capable of producing cytokines and chemokines and are involved in the antiviral and antitumor body control. In the quiescent state, an average diameter of NK-cell is about 8.7 microns, while in the moment of its activation it may increase its size up to 10-12 microns (Ferlazzo et al., 2004). This feature was the reason for the initial determination of…

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