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Table 1 Host Immune Defense Mechanisms

From: Chronic granulomatous disease: a review of the infectious and inflammatory complications

Non-Specific Specific
Barriers Humoral* (Antibodies)
   Skin Cellular* (Lymphocytes)
   Secretions (mucous, tears, saliva)  
   Mucociliary clearance  
   Peristalsis  
Phagocytes  
Complement  
CRP and others  
Cytokines  
Pathogen recognition receptors*  
  1. *Major components affected in primary immune deficiency