Immune Response

My Last Infection

Pathogen

agent of disease. Something that can cause disease.
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Antigen

A substance that stimulates an immune response.
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Antibody

A protein produced by the body's immune system when it detects harmful substances. They are produced when an antigen is detected, several types of cells work together to recognize and respond to it. These cells trigger the B lymphocytes to produce antibodies.
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Immune Responce

The immune response is how your body recognizes and defends itself against bacteria, viruses, and substances that appear foreign and harmful.
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Phagocyte

Phagocytes are cells that protect the body by ingesting harmful foreign particles, bacteria, and dead or dying cells.
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Immune Responce and Defenses

The immune response is how your body recognizes and defends itself against bacteria, viruses, and substances that appear foreign and harmful. The first line of defense in the immune system is to protect pathogens from entering the body. Such as skin and mucous. The second line of defense is a group of cells, tissues and organs that work together to protect the body.

Lyme disease

Lyme disease is a multi-system bacterial infection
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Body Fighting Back

White blood cells and antibodies fight the Lyme disease.
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How Does The Body Work Hard?

The body tissue works very hard to fight the Lyme disease
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How The Immune Systems Recognizes the Pathogens.

The white blood cells go around and "flag" the pathogens and the immune system sends out antibodies that destroy them.
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Protected For The Next Attack

The Lyme disease will actually always be inside of me so I could not catch it again.