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Disorders of the Immune System Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The principal antibodies involved in type II hypersensitivity are _____.

Question 2 2. Type II hypersensitivity is sometimes called which one of the following?

Question 3 3. Jeremy's own body cells and receptors are under attack by antibodies that his body produced. These types of antibodies are referred to as _____.

Question 4 4. An immune response specific to self-antigens is known as _____.

Question 5 5. How does extrinsic asthma differ from intrinsic asthma?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT an example of an allergen?

Question 7 7. The main compound involved in type I hypersensitivity is:

Question 8 8. An example of a type I hypersensitivity includes:

Question 9 9. What is the major difference between contact dermatitis and atopic dermatitis?

Question 10 10. A patient presents to your office with an itchy rash. You notice erythematous, target-like skin lesions all over the patient's arms, legs, and trunk. The patient also reports he is experiencing joint aches. His temperature is 101 degrees Fahrenheit. What is the most likely diagnosis?

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Question 11 11. What does the immune system recognize as foreign that might result in a transfusion or transplant reaction?

Question 12 12. Which of the following tests can be used to determine if donated tissue is compatible to the recipient's body?

Question 13 13. Type IV hypersensitivity is mediated by:

Question 14 14. Choose the best time frame for the development of type IV hypersensitivity reactions

Question 15 15.

Which of the following is a possible effect of chemicals found in mast cell granules?

I. Vascular permeability

II. Swelling

III. Toxin destruction

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Question 16 16. Which of the following must occur BEFORE granules fuse with the plasma membrane during degranulation?

Question 17 17. The major types of antibodies involved in type III hypersensitivity includes:

Question 18 18. Which of the following are examples of type III hypersensitivity:

Question 19 19. Which of the following is the MOST likely set of signs and symptoms to occur in a person with serum sickness?

Question 20 20. What is serum sickness?

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Question 21 21. What is another name for dry skin?

Question 22 22. Atopic dermatitis is also known as which of the following?

Question 23 23. Which types of antibodies are most involved in causing hemolytic disease of the newborn?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT a relatively common treatment for hemolytic disease of the newborn?

Question 25 25. Graft-Versus-Host Disease occurs as a result of:

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Question 26 26. Severe combined immunodeficiency:

Question 27 27. A person with a positive response to a tuberculin skin test:

Question 28 28. This is the name for a tuberculin skin test where the antigen is injected into the skin with several small prongs:

Question 29 29. How is SLE treated?

Question 30 30. The last word in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus refers to _____.

Disorders of the Immune System Chapter Exam Instructions

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