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Cell-Mediated Immune Function 101

WHAT IS CELL-MEDIATED IMMUNE FUNCTION? Cell-mediated immune function is the process by which T-lymphocytes protect the body from damage by signaling nearby cells how to respond to specific biological threats within the body. If antibodies are the ninja-like special forces of a biological invasion, the cell-mediated immune response is the front line of soldiers engaging in hand-to-hand combat.   THE TWO SIDES OF THE HUMAN IMMUNE SYSTEM Biology textbooks divide the immune system... Read More
at Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Functional Exhaustion of Antiviral Lymphocytes in COVID-19 Patients

This COVID-19 pandemic is a harsh reminder that a person's immune function is a key factor in their ability to recover from an illness like this.  SpectraCell® measures the immune function  on every single MNT  (micronutrient test) it performs - it is actually the very first step in our nutrient test.  Although an often-underrated aspect of the MNT, SpectraCell has been measuring immune function (specifically, via lymphocyte proliferation, which we... Read More
at Monday, March 30, 2020