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Immune Disorders:

What happens to a person with SCID

Their body does not produce B-cells or T-cells

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Immune Disorders:

What are the characteristics of AIDS?

  • Infection comes from HIV (Human Immunodifficency Virus)
  • HIV's host cells are T-cells (HIV attaches and enters T-cells to reproduce)
  • HIV basically kills off t-cells and thus the immune system