MOD E UNIT 4 THEORY

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  1. B-cells mature in the
    Bone marrow
  2. T-cells mature in the
    Thymus
  3. Digests microorganisms and assists in allergic reactions
    Eosinophils
  4. Collective label for T & B cells
    Lymphocytes
  5. Lymph nodes become swollen and tender due to increased activity during perios of _______________, not because of ______________.
    • Infection
    • NOT because of edema
  6. What is MHC
    Major Histocompatibility Complex
  7. Works like a fingerprint on a cell to identify "self"
    MHC
  8. Antibodies are also called?
    Immunoglobulins
  9. Type of immunoglobulin that kills bacteria?
    IgM
  10. Helper T-cells that activate B- cells and other T-cells?
    "Detective Cells"
  11. Immune response may be infected by?
    Mental & emotional health (stress)
  12. Type of Immunity that develops when a person makes their own immunity?
    Active Immunity
  13. A blood test to determine of antibodies are present before giving a vaccine?
    Titer
  14. Healthcare workers should get caccinated against HBV?
    TRUE
  15. How long may an infected HIV person carry the virus before symptoms begin to show?
    8-10 years
  16. An infection that would not normally cause disease in a person with a strong immune system- often resistant to treatment.
    Opportunistic Infections
  17. Negative ELISA test is not considered conclusive and are also not confirmed by the?
    Western Blot
  18. A change in bowel or bladder habits, a sore that does not heal, and unusual bleeding or discharge may be warning symptoms of? (Multiple choice question on test)
    Cancer
  19. Treatment for what includes: (KNOW ALL 5)
    Analgesic for pain
    Antihistamines for allergy symptoms
    Antidepressants for sleep and fatigue
    Avoiding physical and emotional stress
    Psychological counseling
    Chronic Fatigue Symdrome
  20. A chronic disease of unkown causes, inflamming various parts of the body, that women are 9 times more likely to get than men
    Lupus Erythematosis
  21. Chronic systemic inflammatory autoimmune disease that affects joints and surrounding muscles, tendons, ligaments, and blood vessels?
    Rheumatoid Arthritis
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MOD E UNIT 4 THEORY
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