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Causes: Aging & Infections – Secondary Immunodeficiency Diseases

by Peter Delves, PhD
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    The lecture Causes: Aging & Infections – Secondary Immunodeficiency Diseases by Peter Delves, PhD is from the course Immunodeficiency and Immune Deficiency Diseases. It contains the following chapters:

    • Aging
    • Infection

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    1. Reduced cytokine production by NK cells
    2. Reduced antibody production
    3. Reduced prostaglandin E2 production by macrophages
    4. Increased antibody affinity
    5. Increased production of reactive oxygen species by neutrophils
    1. The thymus shrinks every year following puberty
    2. More naive T cells are destroyed due to MHC mismatches
    3. The thymus atrophies and becomes hyperplastic
    4. There is a higher level of circulating memory T cells
    5. B cell mediated immune response is the primary response of the mature immune system
    1. Malaria
    2. Measles
    3. Staphylococcus
    4. HIV
    5. CMV

    Author of lecture Causes: Aging & Infections – Secondary Immunodeficiency Diseases

     Peter Delves, PhD

    Peter Delves, PhD


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