Antibiotics and Immunity

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  • Created on: 31-05-14 14:32

1. What is artificial active immunity?

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

3. Which of the following is not a class of antibiotics?

  • lytic enzymes
  • DNA gyrase and protein synthesis inhibitors
  • antimetabolites
  • cell wall and cell membrane agents

4. Which definition best fits DNA gyrase inhibitors?

  • damage cell membrane so metabolites leak out and water moves in
  • 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
  • interrupt metabolic pathways causing death

5. Which is NOT a drawback of vaccination

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

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