Immunology MCQ #2

The Body is set on default to produce what antibody (immunoglobulin)?

1. IgG
2. IgM
3. IgA
4. IgD
5. IgE

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IgM. .

What is Hyper IgM syndrome…?

– It is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder
– The level of immunoglobulin M antibodies is relatively high
– It results from a defect in Th2 cell protein, which is CD40 ligand
– This causes immunodeficiencies such as higher than normal susceptibility to types of infections
– If you have hyper-IgM syndrome, you will also have a low number of neutrophils and platelets.

Also note…IgG represents about 75% of our serum immunoglobulins

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