M Exam #1

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ski4me18
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M Exam #1
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2011-02-03 16:40:21
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Exotoxin or Endotoxin
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compare exotoxin and endotoxins
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  1. Almost all gram-positive?
    Exotoxin
  2. Extracellular, excreted by living organisms?
    Exotoxin
  3. Polypeptide?
    Exotoxin
  4. Unstable; denatured above 60
    Exotoxin
  5. Among the most powerful toxins known
    Exotoxin
  6. Highly specific, several types
    exotoxin
  7. No fever
    Exotoxin
  8. Very good, long-lasting immunity conerred
    exotoxin
  9. coverts to toxoid form by chemical treatment
    exotoxin
  10. Small lethal dose
    exotoxin
  11. Types of infections caused: botulism, gas gangrene, tetanus, diptheria, cholera, plague, scarlet fever, staphylococcal food poisoning
    exotoxin
  12. Typical infections caused: Salmnellosis, typhoid fever, tularemia, meningococcal meningitis, endotoxic shock
    endotoxins
  13. Lethal dose is large
    Endotoxins
  14. no conversion to toxoid form
    endotoxins
  15. Weak no immunity conferred
    endotoxina
  16. rapid rise to very high fever
    endotoxins
  17. nonspecific; locoal reactions, such as fever, aches, and possible shock
    endotoxins
  18. fatal at high doses
    endotoxins
  19. stable; can withstand 60
    endotoxins
  20. lipopolysaccharide complex
    endotoxins
  21. part of pathogen cel wall, released when cell dies
    endotoxins
  22. almost all-gram-negative
    endotoxins

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