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Prescribing for the prevention and treatment of infections 

Prescribing for the prevention and treatment of infections
Prescribing for the prevention and treatment of infections

Sue Beckwith

and Penny Franklin

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date: 19 September 2020

Immune response: 1 310

Immune response: 2 312

Treatment of bacterial infections 314

T and B cells, which are provided by the lymphocytes, act as a co-ordinated response to specific antigens. T cells are responsible for the mediation of cell immunity, providing defence against abnormal cells and pathogens inside cells. B cells respond to antigens and pathogens in body fluids, providing humeral or antibody-mediated immunity (...

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