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Any foreign substance that enters the body and induces an immune response is called a(n) ___
gamma globulin fraction
All antibodies are contained in a portion of the blood plasma termed the ___
Sensitivity to animal-derived immune serum may lead to a serious condition called ___
Portal of entry, virulence, Dose, Predisposition
What are four factors that influence the occurrence of infection
___ is a group of proteins in the blood, is activated by antigen-antibody complexes and functions to assist the immune system.
_____ is the tendency to react unfavorably to a substance that is normally harmless to most people, such as a peanut allergy
___ refers to the normal antigen-antibody reaction that the body mounts against a transplanted organ or tissue
chemical and mechanical barriers, phagocytosis, natural killer cells, inflammation, fever, and interferon
What are some nonspecific factors that help to control infection
smallpox, whooping cough, diphtheria, tetanus, Haemophilum influenzae type b, and pneumococcus.
What are some bacterial diseases for which there are vaccines
poliomyelitis, measles, mumps, rubella, hepatitis A and B, chicken pox, influenza, rotavirus, human papilloma virus (HPV), and rabies
What are some viral diseases for which there are vaccines
The tendency of every organism to destroy foreign substances
What is the greatest obstacle to tissue transplantation from one individual to another
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