Antibiotics and Immunity

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1. Which is NOT a factor in the effectiveness of an antibiotic?

  • how easily the drug can reach the bacteria and then be excreted
  • the presence of calcium and potassium ions
  • concentration of the antibiotic and its optimum pH
  • susceptibility of the pathogen to the antibiotic
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2. What is natural active immunity?

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

3. What is artificial active immunity?

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

4. What is a bacteriostatic antibiotic?

  • inhibits bacterial growth
  • destroy the bacteria present

5. Which is NOT a drawback of vaccination

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

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