Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, 10th Edition (Shier)

Chapter 14: Lymphatic System and Immunity

IgE Mediated (Type 1) Hypersensitivity (Quiz 2)

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1.

Arrange the following events in the proper order in which they occur during an allergic response.
1 = Individual experiences symptoms
2 = Individual is sensitized to antigen
3 = IgE attaches to mast cells
4 = Antigen binds to IgE
A)1, 2, 3, 4
B)1, 3, 4, 2
C)2, 3, 1, 4
D)2, 3, 4, 1
E)2, 4, 3, 1
2.

A hypersensitivity reaction occurs
A)during the first exposure to an antigen.
B)during a second or subsequent exposure to an antigen.
C)in individuals with diseases of the immune system.
D)only in children.
E)only in individuals with asthma.
3.

The inflammation response triggers all of the following EXCEPT
A)dilation of capillaries.
B)constriction of airways.
C)inhibition of mucus.
D)pain.
E)itching.
4.

A plasma cell is a mature T-helper cell that produces antibodies.
A)True
B)False
5.

Histamine is released from mast cells.
A)True
B)False
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