Microbiology Chapter17

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Microbiology Chapter17
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  1. Innate resistance
    an individual's genetically predetermined resistance to certain diseases
  2. an individual's genetically predetermined resistance to certain diseases
    innate resistance
  3. Individual resistance is affected by
    gender, age, nutritional status socioeconomic status and general health
  4. Immunity
    The ability of the body to counteract foreign organisms or substances called antigens
  5. The ability of the body to counteract foreign organisms or substances called
    antigens
  6. Immunity results from the production of:
    Antibodies and specialized lymphocytes
  7. Antibodies and specialized lymphocytes produce
    Immunity
  8. Acquired immunity is
    A specific resistance to infection developed during the life of an individual
  9. A specific resistance to infection developed during the life of an individual is
    Acquired Immunity
  10. A person may develop or acquire immunity after
    birth
  11. Naturally acquired active immunity is immunity that results from
    infections, may be long lasting
  12. Naturally acquired passive immunity is when
    antibodies transferred from a mother to a fetus or to a newborn in colostrum, can last up to a few months
  13. Artificially acquired active immunity results from
    vaccinations, can be long lasting

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