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Chapter six

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Chapter six

  1. 1. CHAPTER SIXBLOOD AND THE LYMPHATIC AND IMMUNE SYSTEM<br />BY:<br />REGINA PAPPAS<br />
  2. 2. ELISA<br />ELISA, also known as; enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay<br />A blood test for an antibody to the AIDS virus.<br />A positive test means that the person has been exposed to the virus. <br />There may be a false-positive reading, which in that case the Western blot test would be administered to verify the result. <br />
  3. 3. HODGKIN’S DISEASE<br />Also called Hodgkin’s lymphoma. <br />Typically found as cancer of the lymphatic cells found in concentration in the lymph nodes. <br />Named after Thomas Hodgkin, a British physician, who first discovered it.<br />
  4. 4. SARCOIDOSIS<br />A disease of unknown causes.<br />Forms fibrous lesions commonly appearing in the lymph nodes, liver, skin, lungs, spleen, eyes, and small bones of the hands and feet.<br />

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