[removed] Decreased mean corpuscular volume (MCV)
[removed] A mild parasitic infection
[removed] “Stem cells can help correct autoimmune diseases and some congenital defects.”
[removed] The girl has a temperature of 38.1°C (100.6°F) and has enlarged lymph nodes.
[removed] Her neoplasm originates in secondary lymphoid structures.
[removed] Tissue destruction results from neutrophil deactivation.
[removed] The woman has depleted blood volume due to her ongoing blood loss.
[removed] A 66-year-old obese male with left-sided hemiplegia secondary to a cerebrovascular accident
[removed] “Interferon can help your father’s unaffected cells adjacent to his infected cells produce antiviral proteins that limit the spread of the infection.”
[removed] “Gonorrhea and chlamydia pose the greatest risks of transmission from mother to child.”
[removed] Impaired immune function
[removed] Presentation of a foreign antigen by a familiar immunoglobulin
[removed] Recognition of an antibody bound to the surface of a microbe
[removed] They are eukaryotic.
[removed] They are neither gram-negative nor gram-positive.
[removed] Repeated exposure to offending allergens binds the basophils and mast cells that mediate the allergic response.
[removed] Platelet aggregation can be precluded through inhibition of prostaglandin production by aspirin.
[removed] Increased thrombopoietin levels
[removed] “Inflammation can help to remove the body tissue cells that have been damaged by infection.”
[removed] “A particular cytokine can have varied effects on different systems, a fact that limits their therapeutic use.”
[removed] The Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is lysing many of the boy’s neutrophils.
[removed] Viruses have limited or absent genetic material of their own.
[removed] A 12-year-old girl with a history of epilepsy and low IgG levels secondary to phenytoin use
[removed] Antibody production by plasma cells is compromised because of impaired communication between B and T cells.