Flashcards in Handout 5 Deck (21):
advantages to using molecular techniques for the analysis of infectious agents?
what is the copy machine for DNA?
what is restriction fragment length polypmorphism used for? example from class?
the military example of sequencing a strain
what is the method that detects PATHOGEN in the DNA sample?
what uses a probe to look for pathogen DNA in a fixed sample?
In SITU hybridization
what are you detecting in serological testing?
soluble molecules forming antibody/antigen complexes?
clumping larger antigens like CELLS?
what uses antibodies to look for markers on cells/separate cells?
what uses antibodies to detect antigen?
what identifies proteins or antibodies to a protein?
what is similar to ELISA but uses radiation?
what is the microbiological approach that ID based on antigens, DNA or other molecular techniques?
what is the old schools approach that uses the 5 Is?
pure microbiological appraoch.
innoculation, incubation, isolation, inspection, identificaiton
disease contracted form a health care setting?
infection causing severe systemic inflammatory reaction?
membranes covering brain and spinal cord?
inflammation in membranes covering the brain and the spinal cord?