Ch 18: Immunology Basics

About This Chapter

This chapter helps you quickly review the basics of immunology. Check out these lessons and quizzes whenever you need to prepare for an exam, catch up in class or improve your fundamental immunology knowledge.

Immunology Basics - Chapter Summary

This self-paced microbiology chapter gives you an overview of immunology basics. You'll learn how the human immune system works, what causes inflammation and what adaptive immunity means. These short and entertaining lessons are all taught by expert science instructors. When you're finished with each lesson, try the accompanying self-assessment quiz to check your understanding of the material. The chapter can be accessed at any time that fits your schedule, and you can use any computer or mobile device to study. Upon completion of the chapter, you'll be able to:

  • Understand how the immune system defends the human body against pathogens
  • Identify the immune system's anatomical barriers
  • Assess the causes and symptoms of inflammation
  • Differentiate between individual, racial and species immunities
  • Compare different types of adaptive immunity

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