Which chemical mediator is involved in prolonging the inflammatory response?
Leukotrienes & Prostaglandins
All of the following are correct statements regarding wound healing EXCEPT?
Granular tissue forms a permanent replacement for damaged tissue
Which of the following help to localize and contain foreign material during an inflammatory response?
Inhalation of carbon dioxide is a threat for many burn patients because this gas does what?
Binds to hemoglobin, taking the place of needed oxygen
How does scar tissue usually cause obstructions to develop in tubelike structures?
Scar tissue lacks normal function and shrinks over time, causing contractures, deformity or stricture
Humoral immunity is mediated by?
Which type of immunity is provided by vaccination?
Artificial active immunity
The role of memory cells is to?
Recognize antigen, develop a response and store it for future reference
Incompatible blood transfusions result in what?
TypeII: Cytotoxic Hypersensitivity
any of a large group of diseases characterized by abnormal functioning of the immune system that causes your immune system to produce antibodies against your own tissues (failure of immune system to distinguish self from non-self)
Which of the following are the target cells for HIV?
HIV infections impair?
Humoral and cell-mediated immunity
Which of the following statements DOES NOT apply to MHC proteins or molecules?
All members of the family have identical MHC
Host-vs-Graft disease refers to what?
Transplant rejection by recipient's immune system
Which of the following complications DOES NOT occur frequently in AIDS patients?
Which of the following characteristics apply to the agent HIV?
In cases of HIV infection, the window period refers to the time between what?
Time between HIV infection and the production of antibodies
Which of the following is an effect of cytokines?
Stimulate activation and proliferation of B and T cells, communication between cells, involved in inflammation, fever and leukocytosis
Which of the following statements apply to the Complement system?
Inactive proteins that, when activated, stimulate release of chemical mediators, promoting inflammation, chemotaxis, phagocytosis
The most common cause of death of AIDS patients is?