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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 into tw... 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 cal... Read More
at Monday, March 30, 2020