How your immune system works
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"How your immune system works"

Written by: Brain M

Coverage: Public Information

Summary: A comprehensive guide to how our immune systems works and what it does.

Published by: HowStuffWorks

Level of Evidence: Unspecified

Date of Publication:
Date of Posting: 17/01/2003
Date of next Review: 06/04/2006

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Format: HTML

Publication Type: Factsheet

Related Questions on this site:
How does my body protect itself against infection?
What happens if the bugs get through the first defences (the innate response)?
What is the adaptive immune response?
Why do I get some illnesses only once?
Why do I get some illnesses more than once?
So why may I need to take antimicrobials?

MeSH keywords: Immune System; Immunity; Immunity, Natural; Immunity, Active; Immunity, Cellular; Antigens; Antibiodies

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