The Biology Project: Immunology

Introduction to Immunology

Problem 3. Innate immune response


Immediately following a break in the skin, phagocytes engulf bacteria within the wound. This is an example of an _________ immune response which is __________ against a pathogen.

A. adaptive, specific
B. innate, specific

innate, nonspecific

Adaptive immunity mounts a response against a specific antigen, where as innate immunity mounts a general response against any antigen.
D. adaptive, nonspecific


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