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Delayed hypersensitivity

Delayed hypersensitivity

(Science: immunology) hypersensitivity (increased reaction by the body to a foreign substance such as an antigen or allergen) that does not appear until 24 to 48 hours after the body is exposed to the foreign substance.


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Re: An allergy response...

... are is an immediate immmune response that produces IgE antibodies and a delayed T-cell response. allergic reactions only refers to type I hypersensitivity i.e. immediate IgE release from mast cells and basophils... e.g. hayfever, ...

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by Revenged
Thu Nov 15, 2007 2:38 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Allergy questions
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The Fiber Disease

... the schistosome egg granuloma is an immunologic reaction of the delayed hypersensitivity type; this inflammatory process is prevented by immunosuppressive measures, ...

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by London
Sun Oct 22, 2006 1:57 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... contacts, to HIV-associated dermatoses. Reactions to a bite are often delayed, making it difficult to trace exposure. "SCRATCH could spare ... are really intended to make pediatricians consider insect-bite hypersensitivity as a diagnosis and think twice before referring a child ...

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by London
Fri Aug 25, 2006 10:49 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... Serum inhibitory factors (SIF). Cellular immune system (type IV delayed hypersensitivity reaction). Occlusive clothing and humidity can disrupt skin integrity. Many ...

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by Skytroll
Thu Jul 20, 2006 8:11 pm
 
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Topic: The Fiber Disease
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