Looks at what superantigens are and why they are produced by some pathogens. Includes examples.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 16, 2018, 5:57 pm ad1c9bdddf
Some pathogens such as Staphlococcus aerues and S. pyrogenes, produce superantigens that bind to T cell receptors and MHC classII irrespective of ...
The solution describes how some pathogens produce superantigens, which can interfer with the function of the immune system.
A look at the difference between the definitions of food intoxication and food infection. Also a look at what necrotizing fascitits (flesh eating bacteria) is and what organisms cause it.
1. Explain the difference between food intoxication and food infections.
2. In May 2012, a young woman in Georgia was zip lining and fell into a river. A short time later she was hospitalized for a severe life threatening disease, caused by what is commonly referred to as flesh eating bacteria. What is the medical name for that disease and what organisms can cause this? What substance in this organism enable them to cause this disease and how?