Read the following questions and briefly describe your thoughts on the answer and how you come to that answer. This activity is intended to allow you to think about what you have learned and how you can apply it to problems or situations in the real world.
- If a patient’s hand is badly infected, why do you think it might be a good idea to immobilize the hand and arm?
- Based on what you know, which types of cells would you expect to respond the fastest to the first exposure to bacteria?
- Explain why both B cells and T cells are necessary to combat foreign antigens.