Innate Immunity (graded)
Individuals with third-degree burns are particularly vulnerable to infection.
Can you speculate about why this is so?
Adaptive Immunity (graded)
Your friend Bruce calls in a panic.
He has just come from the doctor and been diagnosed with a bacterial infection.
The doctor told him not to worry; his B cells will take care of it in no time! Knowing that you are studying the immune response, he is calling to ask you to explain this statement.
Is the doctor correct? Is there more to the story?