Type II hypersensitivity (cytotoxic hypersensitivity) – causes, symptoms, & pathology

What is type II hypersensitivity? Type II hypersensitivity is an immune response in which host cells are damaged due to antibodies binding to the cell surface. Subscribe – https://goo.gl/w5aaaV. More videos – https://goo.gl/UhOKiM. Support us on Patreon – https://goo.gl/ZGHEk4.

This video discusses five mechanisms of cellular damage, including via the complement pathway, opsonization and phagocytosis, and antibody-mediated cellular dysfunction.

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