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5 Matching questions

  1. specific/adaptive immunity
  2. mucous membranes
  3. antibodies
  4. peristalsis
  5. endemic diseases
  1. a located in areas of the body that are adjacent to the outside world; found in respiratory tract, gastrointestinal tract, genitourinary tract
  2. b separated in antibody mediated immunity and cell-mediated immunity, has memory, composed of leukocytes
  3. c results in the movement of material through the GI tract and out the body
  4. d occur constantly within a population but in low numbers; pose no public health threat
  5. e proteins produced by cells of immune system, specifically B cells

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. released by blood platelets; kills
    gram positive bacteria
  2. proteins toxic to white blood cells
  3. living organisms that transmit diseases to humans, important to the spread of zoonotic diseases
  4. pediculus humanus captitis
  5. important in mucosal immunity; inhibits the action of TH1 and TH2; anti-inflammatory

5 True/False questions

  1. field epidemiologystudy of all aspects of a host's defense against infection


  2. fecal-oral routeinfected feces of one host enters a new host via ingestion either by direct contact with feces or fomites, or by ingestion of contaminated food or water


  3. leukocytes/wbc'shave mouth parts for sucking, have legs with claws, causes epidemic typhus via rickettsia prowazekii or epidemic relapsing fever via borrelia recurrentis


  4. antibiotic resistancepositively charged molecules, are produced by many different cell types including neutrophils, Paneth cells, epithelia, attack the plasma membrane of microbes, are effective against bacteria, fungi, and some viruses


  5. agglutinationspread of microbes within the body


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