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1

What is MDR/EDR?

Multi-drug resistant and extensively drug resistant

2

Describe natural, active immunity.

You become immune because you got sick or were naturally exposed to an immunogen.

3

Describe natural, passive immunity.

You are immune based on someone else's immune response--such as a baby fighting pathogens with antibodies from the mother's breast milk.

4

Describe artificial, active immunity.

You are immune because you were shown an attenuated live virus/bacteria or were given killed pathogen.

5

Describe artificial, passive immunity.

You are immune when doctors give you antisera developed from immune animals (like tetanus antibody).

6

Before the pertussis vaccine, there were _______ deaths per year.

7,000

7

Conjugate vaccines help ________.

Tfh switch B cells from IgM to IgG

8

Alums (aluminum compounds) mimic _____, which leads to ________.

PAMPs; a more effective adaptive response

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