5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Joseph Lister
- Alexander Fleming
- The First Line of Defense
- a something that actually gets rid of a disease-causing organism or the disease itself.
- b the skin
- c created antiseptics which prevented infection, 1800s.
- d a protein made by a white blood cell that attacks a disease-causing organism.
- e created penicillin using specialized mold that which cured bacterial infections, 1928.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Washing your hands regularly, excersising regularly and staying active, eating healthy foods and not eating foods that are spoiled or have been poorly handled.
- The Air, Contaminated Objects, Person to Person, Animals and Food or Water.
- a substance used to neutralize a toxin.
- A weakened or dead form of a disease-causing organism. It gives your immune system a chance to learn the characteristics of the disease-causing organism, so that way, your WBC's will recognize the organism when you're exposed to it.
- a situation in which a particular disease is affecting large numbers of people and is spreading rapidly from person to person.
5 True/False questions
Louis Pasteur → developed pasteurization, a system in which milk and other foods are heated in order to kill bacteria, 1800s.
Edward Jenner → made the first vaccine to prevent smallpox, 1790s.
Walter Reed → helped fight mosquito caused diseases, such as yellow fever, 1800s
homeostasis → a situation in which a particular disease is affecting large numbers of people and is spreading rapidly from person to person.
toxin → a poisonous substance produced by bacteria and viruses.