Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1-11874-316-4
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Chapter 18 - Immune Disorders - Self Quiz - Page 582: 4


(a) IgE antibodies and antigen presenting cells

Work Step by Step

Desensitization to prevent a Type I allergic response is accomplished by stimulating the body to make IgE antibodies and antigen presenting cells. IgE is responsible for the production of histamine; thus, production of IgE antibodies is needed to prevent allergic reactions.
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