Immunology of Allergy - BM5 RCR1

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1. What is the role of Dendritic cells?

  • To recognise and engulf 'non-self', and to present it in conjunction with MHC II
  • To recognise and engulf 'non-self', and to present it in conjunction with MHC I
  • To recognise and phagocytose 'non-self' before it gets further into the body
  • To recognise and phagocytose non-self', and to present the products to leukotrienes
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2. Which of the following is a leukotriene-derived potent bronchoconstrictor?

  • TNF-alpha
  • CysLT
  • IL-13
  • IL-4

3. Which of the following provides the best definition of allergy?

  • A normal nervous response to an obscure chemical agent
  • A normal immune response to an obscure environmental agent
  • An abnormal immune response to a common environmental agent
  • An abnormal nervous response to a common chemical agent

4. When an allergen comes into contact with an allergic airway, what happens to the FEV1?

  • Gradual decrease
  • Gradual increase
  • Sharp decrease
  • Sharp increase

5. True or false: the incidence of allergy is increasing?

  • Bohemian Rhapsody
  • False
  • True
  • Pass

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