5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Which of the following best describes an antibody's mode of action?
- When the white blood cell count is depressed, the classic signs of infection such as redness, heat, and swelling are not manifested. In this case, should the nurse avoid administering aspirin?
- Which of the following is not characteristic of the adaptive immune system?
- The redness and heat of an inflamed area are due to a local hyperemia caused by ________.
- Small molecules that bind with self-proteins to produce antigenic substances are called ________.
- a haptens
- b vasodilation
- c Antibodies immobilize antigens and mark them for destruction.
- d IT IS SPECIFIC FOR A GIVEN ORGAN;
It has memory;
It is systemic;
It is antigen-specific.
- e Yes, aspirin should be avoided because aspirin would disguise a fever that would indicate infection.
5 Multiple choice questions
- T helper cells
- antigen-presenting cells
5 True/False questions
Cellular immunity is attributed to the action of: → Their proliferation is enhanced by interleukins 1 and 2.
T OR F: Antigens can be complete or incomplete. → Their proliferation is enhanced by interleukins 1 and 2.
Max is bitten by a rattlesnake while on a camping trip. His friends immediately apply ice packs to the bitten area to slow the spread of the protein-based toxin; they then rush him to an emergency facility. What treatment would be given, and what type of immunity did he receive/generate? → antigen-presenting cells
________ cells are the only T lymphocytes that can directly attack and kill other cells. → xenografts
T OR F: It is our genes, not antigens, that determine what specific foreign substances our immune system will be able to recognize and resist. → TRUE