Diphtheria: Antitoxin & Vaccine


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Which of the following therapeutics is produced using horses?

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1. Which part of the C. diphtheriae bacteria is used to make the diphtheria vaccine?

2. What type of pathogen causes diphtheria?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz/worksheet combo aids in testing your knowledge of diphtheria. Part of the C. diphtheriae bacteria used to make the diphtheria vaccine and the therapeutic that is produced using horses are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to see how much you know about:

  • A vaccine often combined with the diphtheria vaccine
  • The type of pathogen that causes diphtheria
  • Times that would appear on the vaccine schedule for diphtheria
  • Part of the C. diphtheriae bacteria used to make the diphtheria vaccine

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on diphtheria
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the therapeutics produced by horses
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about how diphtheria develops and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Diphtheria: Antitoxin & Vaccine is a lesson that allows you to review more information about:

  • Body parts affected by diphtheria
  • Where most of the damage from diphtheria comes from
  • How diphtheria is treated