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This case involves the transfer of a food allergy to a patient who received a combined kidney and liver transplant from a donor who died as the result of an allergic reaction. In addition to learning about the various roles of immune cells, the physiology of anaphylaxis, and the function of antibodies in immune physiology, students explore concepts related to histocompatibilities, organ donation, and organ rejection. The case is appropriate for use in a course in human physiology, a combined course in human anatomy and physiology, or an introductory course in immunology.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
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    • Grade 5
    • Grade 6
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    • Grade 11
    • Grade 12

    Keywords:

    Higher Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110630165216311T,NSDL,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Medicine (General),Undergraduate (Lower Division),NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-046,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Life Science,Physiology

    Language:

    English

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