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3: Class Immunization Questions
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What are ways we can keep a healthy immune system?
eat healthy, avoid smoking, exercise, flu shot, shingles vaccine, control blood pressure, reduce stress
Which of these is not a structural component of the immune system?
a. lymph system
d. digestive system
What are the branches of Adaptive Immunity?
cell-mediated and antibody system
What are the four structures of the immune system?
thymus, bone marrow, spleen, lymph (nodes and vessels)
True or False: Dolor means swelling.
False; it means pain
Which antibody is the most important and why?
IgG because it lasts a lifetime
What are some of the physical barriers of the immune system?
skin, mucus, stomach acid
Who are less likely to have a fever?
elderly, alcoholics, young children
Define autoimmune disorder.
the immune system can't tell the difference between normal body cells and antigens
Which type of antibody is in response to specific invaders?
What are the four characteristics of a common inflammatory response?
Rubor (redness), dolor (pain), calor (warmth), tumor (swelling)
At what age should you get the shingles vaccine?
What are the 2 types of immunity? What is one example included in each?
innate immunity and adaptive immunity; innate immunity has physical barriers that initiate inflammatory response and adaptive immunity that includes the cell-mediated system
What are the four types of antibodies ?
IgM, IgA, IgE, and IgG
At what age do most people develop shingles?
What disease is the precursor for shingles?
Which white blood cell is the first line of defense?
What are the three parts of innate immunity?
physical barriers, common inflammatory response, complement system
What do cytokines trigger?
B and T cells
Which immunoglobulins are small enough to cross the placenta?
What are the two parts of the lymph system?
lymph nodes and vessels
What is pus?
dead neutrophil cells
Which type of cell acts as a chemical messenger and coordinates autoimmune response?
What immunoglobulin is responsible for the allergic response?
What two vaccines are important to get after the age of 60?
shingles vaccine at age 60 and pneumonia vaccine at age 65
How long does IgG take to be produced and why is it important?
it takes 7-14 days to produce and it is important because it protects against infection
What part of the brain controls body temperature?
What year of your life is the most important to build immunity?
the 1st year
What component of the immune system creates red and white blood cells?
Which type of immunity is specific?
What are the two branches of adaptive immunity?
cell-mediated system and antibody humoral mediated system
What is an example of an autoimmune disorder?
True or False: over-cleanliness is beneficial to the immune system.
What does antigen stand for?
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