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Disease Defense, Prevention & Treatment Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A corticosteroid is an example of a(n):

Question 2 2. The treatment of a disease by either enhancing or suppressing the immune response is called:

Question 3 3. Substances that reduce or prevent the normal immune system response are collectively called:

Question 4 4. The purpose of vaccines is _____.

Question 5 5. Antigens are _____.

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Question 6 6. You need a flu vaccine each year because _____.

Question 7 7. Where in the body are lymphocytes found?

Question 8 8. How does inflammation compare to the activities of on-duty police people?

Question 9 9. What purpose do white blood cells serve?

Question 10 10. These types of research trials involve human beings.

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Question 11 11. The focus of this phase of human clinical trials may use a placebo.

Question 12 12. The focus of this phase of a human clinical trial is to see if the treatment does what it is supposed to do.

Question 13 13. Which of the following drugs is made from chemicals in a laboratory?

Question 14 14. Drugs are derived from everything EXCEPT which of the following?

Question 15 15. Antibiotics are drugs that cure bacterial infections and are derived from _____.

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Question 16 16. An antibody binds to a(n) _____.

Question 17 17. The combination of a normal antibody producing B-cell with a cancerous B-cell is called _____.

Question 18 18. The production of which clonal antibody involves a selection process with cells grown in a special environment?

Question 19 19. What is non-specific immunity?

Question 20 20. What is the initial mechanical barrier of the non-specific immune system?

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Question 21 21. What are natural killer T-cells?

Question 22 22. How do Macrolides act on pathogens?

Question 23 23. The word 'antibiotic' literally means _____.

Question 24 24. What do we call microbes that cause infection?

Question 25 25. Clinical trials most often take place in:

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Question 26 26. As a clinical trial progresses, this number usually increases:

Question 27 27. Clinical trials helps us determine:

Question 28 28. Cytotoxic stands for:

Question 29 29. Cells in your body that are responsible for fighting illness are _____

Question 30 30. Which of the following has the ability to launch antibodies?

Disease Defense, Prevention & Treatment Chapter Exam Instructions

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