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What is Type IV Hypersensitivity?

What is Type IV Hypersensitivity?

  • Type IV Hypersensitivity: Type IV hypersensitivity is an exaggerated response by the body's immune system upon exposure to a particular substance which results in some sort of adverse effect on the body. The immune system response is mediated by T-cells. Symptoms are delayed - usually days after the exposure. There are a number of different manifestations that can occur.

Type IV Hypersensitivity: Introduction

Types of Type IV Hypersensitivity:

Broader types of Type IV Hypersensitivity:

What causes Type IV Hypersensitivity?

Causes of Type IV Hypersensitivity: see causes of Type IV Hypersensitivity

What are the symptoms of Type IV Hypersensitivity?

Symptoms of Type IV Hypersensitivity: see symptoms of Type IV Hypersensitivity

Type IV Hypersensitivity: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Type IV Hypersensitivity.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Type IV Hypersensitivity: Allergist/Immunologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Type IV Hypersensitivity.
Treatments for Type IV Hypersensitivity: see treatments for Type IV Hypersensitivity
Research for Type IV Hypersensitivity: see research for Type IV Hypersensitivity

Name and Aliases of Type IV Hypersensitivity

Main name of condition: Type IV Hypersensitivity

Other names or spellings for Type IV Hypersensitivity:

Delayed type Hypersensitivity reaction, Type IV Delayed Hypersensitivity


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