Flashcards in Chapter 18 Deck (12):
Antigenic Determinants are _________.
What are Toxoids made from?
exotoxins diphtheria and tetanus
In the Hep B vaccine you are getting __ protein of the virus.
What was different about the old pertussis vaccine?
It used the whole capsule; had many side effects; lasted longer
The tuberculosis test is done by DTH which stands for?
delayed type hypersensitivity
Name 6 serologic tests.
1. Precipitation RXN
2. Immunodiffusion test
3. Agglutination RXN
4. Neutralization RXN
5. Fluorescent antibody test
6. Enzyme linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA test)
IgM or IgG; soluble antigen; can tell if you have hep B antibody
Agglutination RXN (blood typing)
involves 3 tests:
1. direct agglutination rxn
2. Indirect (passive) agglutination test
3. Hemagglutination test
Involves 2 tests:
1. toxin neutralization test
2. virus neutralization test
Fluorescent Antibody Test
A test in which a fluorescent dye is linked to an antibody for diagnostic purposes