Hypersensitivity reaction

Dr Daniel J Bell and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

Hypersensitivity reactions are the immunological response to both exogenous and endogenous antigens, and forms the basis for many diseases. 



There are four types of hypersensitivity reactions, each mediated by a different mechanism 1-4:

Article information

rID: 42704
Section: Pathology
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Hypersensitivity rxn
  • Hypersensitivity rxns
  • Hypersensitivity reactions

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