Type II Hypersensitivity: Cytotoxic Hypersensitivity


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Type II hypersensitivity is sometimes called which one of the following?

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1. The principal antibodies involved in type II hypersensitivity are _____.

2. Which of the following is a disease condition associated with type II hypersensitivity?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your understanding of cytotoxic hypersensitivity with this combination quiz and worksheet. You will be asked about antibodies, autoantibodies, and conditions that can cause such a reaction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you will be asked to:

  • Define type II hypersensitivity
  • Identify the principal antibodies involved in type II hypersensitivity
  • Identify conditions associated with type II hypersensitivity
  • Define autoantibodies

Skills Practiced

This assessment will test the following skills:

  • Making connections - understanding of the concept of antibodies
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding hypersensitivity and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define Myasthenia Gravis and autoantibodies
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding cytotoxic hypersensitivity

Additional Learning

Learn more using the lesson called Type II Hypersensitivity: Cytoxic Hypersensitivity. This lesson covers:

  • Different autoimmune diseases
  • Ways autoantibodies target cells
  • How the destruction of healthy cells occurs