Which disease condition associated with the client’s heart is an example of an autoimmune disease?
Rheumatic fever is a heart disorder that is an example of an autoimmune disease.
Which conditions result in humoral immunity select all that apply?
Select all that apply. Atopic diseases, bacterial infections, and anaphylactic shock are disease conditions that trigger humoral immunity. Tuberculosis and contact dermatitis result in cell-mediated immunity.
Which client is most likely to develop IgE antibodies?
Which client is most likely to develop IgE antibodies? A client with a pollen allergy develops IgE antibodies that may result in an anaphylactic reaction. A client with poison ivy develops delayed hypersensitivity, which is mediated by T lymphocytes. A client with a bacterial infection develops IgG and IgM antibodies.
What are the clinical manifestations of inhalation anthrax select all that apply?
Inhalation anthrax symptoms can include:
- Fever and chills.
- Chest Discomfort.
- Shortness of breath.
- Confusion or dizziness.
- Nausea, vomiting, or stomach pains.
- Sweats (often drenching)
Which autoimmune disease affects the central nervous system?
CNS demyelinating autoimmune diseases are autoimmune diseases which primarily affect the central nervous system.
Which conditions in clients are examples of cell mediated immunity?
Which conditions in clients are examples of cell-mediated immunity? Select all that apply. Conditions such as tuberculosis, graft rejection, contact dermatitis, and fungal infections are examples of cell-mediated immunity.
What is the role of an antigen in the immune system?
The immune system protects the body from possibly harmful substances by recognizing and responding to antigens. Antigens are substances (usually proteins) on the surface of cells, viruses, fungi, or bacteria. Your body’s cells have proteins that are antigens. These include a group of antigens called HLA antigens.
What is the function of IgG in the body?
Function. Antibodies are major components of humoral immunity. IgG is the main type of antibody found in blood and extracellular fluid, allowing it to control infection of body tissues. By binding many kinds of pathogens such as viruses, bacteria, and fungi, IgG protects the body from infection.
Which symptoms are observed in a client with Sjögren’s syndrome?
Sjögren’s syndrome can affect any part of the body; however, patients typically present with two hallmark symptoms–feelings of dryness in the eyes (keratoconjunctivitis sicca) and in the mouth (xerostomia). Dryness can extend to other areas of the body such as the nose, skin, lungs, and vaginal tract.