Explain the process of an autoimmune response within the body


Assignment:
The reading this week discussed the different causes of allergic reaction, hypersensitivity, and hyposensitivity.
Please answer the following prompts in an 1200-1500 word APA formatted essay.
Explain the process of an autoimmune response within the body. Research and describe a specific autoimmune
disease.
Include content on the differences in innate and adaptive immunity within the body. Provide examples.
Explain the extra precautions that should be taken for patients who have a compromised immune system. What
role does the healthcare provider play in keeping the immunocompromised patient safe?
Assignment Expectations
Length: 1200 – 1500 words; answers must thoroughly address the questions in a clear, concise manner.
Structure: Include a title page and reference page in APA style. These do not count towards the minimum word
count for this assignment.
References: Use the appropriate APA style in-text citations and references for all resources utilized to answer
the questions. Include at least three (3) scholarly sources to support your claims.


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