Download chapter 15 the innate immune response

Survey
yes no Was this document useful for you?
   Thank you for your participation!

* Your assessment is very important for improving the work of artificial intelligence, which forms the content of this project

Document related concepts

Innate immune system wikipedia, lookup

Transcript
INFLAMMATION

The normal physiological response to trauma

Helps destroy pathogens

Involved in tissue repair and replacement
Microbiology: A Clinical Approach
Approach, ©
byGarland
Tony Srelkauskas
Science © Garland Science
ISBN: 978-0-8153-6514-3
INFLAMMATION

Four symptoms – all related to vasodilation:

Redness

Pain

Heat

Swelling
Microbiology: A Clinical Approach
Approach, ©
byGarland
Tony Srelkauskas
Science © Garland Science
ISBN: 978-0-8153-6514-3
INFLAMMATION:
Vasodilation

Vasodilation is the cornerstone of
inflammation.

Involves localized reactions

Characterized by increased blood flow
The injured area becomes redder and warmer.
 Surrounding areas become swollen by fluid
from blood vessels.


Swelling puts pressure on local pain receptors.
Microbiology: A Clinical Approach
Approach, ©
byGarland
Tony Srelkauskas
Science © Garland Science
ISBN: 978-0-8153-6514-3
Microbiology: A Clinical Approach [9780815365143] © Garland Science