Antibiotics and Immunity

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  • Created on: 31-05-14 14:32

1. What is natural passive immunity?

  • antibodies from mother in breast milk or via placenta
  • vaccination of attenuated antigen creates immune response for antibodies
  • antibodies made through the immune response to pathogen
  • another persons antibodies transferred by injection
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2. Which is NOT an advantage of vaccination?

  • allergic reactions to vaccine
  • cheaper than cost of treating disease
  • protected against disease
  • herd immunity reduces potential pool of infection

3. What is natural active immunity?

  • antibodies made through the immune response to pathogen
  • another persons antibodies transferred by injection
  • antibodies from mother in breast milk or via placenta
  • vaccination of attenuated antigen creates immune response for antibodies

4. Which is NOT a drawback of vaccination

  • extreme immune responses can occur
  • some are only for good of society, not the individual
  • herd immunity reduces potential pool of infection
  • allergic reactions and side effects

5. Which definition best fits DNA gyrase inhibitors?

  • prevent formation of cross linking in cell wall so destroyed by lysis
  • stop bacterial DNA coiling up so it no longer fits within the bacterium
  • damage cell membrane so metabolites leak out and water moves in
  • interrupt metabolic pathways causing death

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