How do inflammation and fever help the immune system?

How do inflammation and fever help the immune system?

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Answer 1
November, 2020
Like other forms of inflammation, a fever enhances the innate immune defenses by stimulating leukocytes to kill pathogens. The rise in body temperature also may inhibit the growth of many pathogens since human pathogens are mesophiles with optimum growth occurring around 35 °C (95 °F).

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