TITLE

late-phase reaction

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1209
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "late-phase reaction" is presented. Late phase reaction refers to the inflammation of any part of the body caused by the release of cytokines; leukotrienes B4, C4 and D4; and prostaglandin D2, occurring approximately six hours after the body's initial response to an antigen during a type I hypersensitivity response.
ACCESSION #
21233846

 

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