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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Parts of molecules: Anything that one creature's immune system recognizes (rightly or wrongly) as foreign and reacts against can be considered an antigen. Usually these a ... Read More

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Rh: Inherited in a dominant fashion.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Immunoloigic chemica: Antigens are chemicals which upon exposure to the surface or inside of the body, will cause a reaction term allergic. Many substances will do this an ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Dendritic macrophage: There are reliable textbooks and websites where you can read about these fascinating players in the wonderful and still-puzzling immune system.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jose Prieto-hernandez
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: Infectious agent with nuclei acid molecule in a protein coat which has different antigens Antigen is a protein, toxin, or foreign substance that indu ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
T cells use antigens: Antigens are parts of large molecules, usually proteins but occasionally carbohydrates, that your immune system samples to see if they are part of you ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends: This terminology is used more outside the US and means the combination vaccine against diptheria, tetanus and whooping cough (pertussis), given in a s ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Normally peaks 3-4 weeks after infection.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
HBsAg: It's an old term for the hepatitis b surface antigen. Having a positive hbsag means that you have hepatitis b: either acute or chronic.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
33 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Food antigens: Antigens are substances, typically proteins, that are recognized by the immune system as foreign to the body. Typically, protective antibodies (igg, I ... Read More

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