immunologic response

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Synonyms for immunologic response

a bodily defense reaction that recognizes an invading substance (an antigen: such as a virus or fungus or bacteria or transplanted organ) and produces antibodies specific against that antigen

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Conclusions: This study shows that a 6MWT induces a systemic immunologic response in muscle-wasted patients with COPD, which is comparable to CPET-induced responses.
9) Food allergies are usually caused by a specific food protein that induces an immunologic response.
After induction with ABC/3TC/ZDV + EFV, simplification to ABC/3TC/ZDV alone maintained virologic control and immunologic response, reduced fasting lipids and ART-associated adverse events, and improved adherence" (quoted from abstract).
The effect of chemical forms of beryllium on the production of the immunologic response.
13] Bronchocentric granulomatosis in one patient with rheumatoid arthritis was thought to represent a widespread immunologic response and not a distinct entity.
The presence of the chemotactic factors--which are known to attract white blood cells -- shows that in a whole animal, white blood cells would have been attracted to the injured corea, inciting an immunologic response that would further damage the corea, Elgebaly says.
The immunologic response following PV-10 treatment was also investigated in experiments using melanoma tumors synchronously induced in the flank and lungs of immunocompetent mice.
The one dramatic exception to the failure of immunotherapy to produce significant tumor killing effects in cancer patients is the immunologic response that occurs in patients undergoing allogenic bone marrow/stem cell transplantation (BMT).
None of the study participants had an immunologic response to the FIX trans-gene product, they noted.
After 3 months, blood samples showed that 17 subjects had an HPV-16-specific immunologic response and enhanced production of interferon, Dr.
Among the proposed mechanisms of spontaneous regression of HCC, an immunologic response offers the most scientific explanation.
Third, the most recent influenza vaccine stimulates a reduced immunologic response to the new strain.
5,13) In the second theory, the disease is attributed to an abnormal immunologic response, because depression of immunologic cells can be observed.
This is most likely the case if there is a significant virologic and immunologic response to HAART.
Interleukin-6 (IL-6) is a central protein in the regulation of the inflammatory and immunologic response (1).