Flashcards in Resistance, Immunity, and Vaccines Deck (8)
What is MDR/EDR?
Multi-drug resistant and extensively drug resistant
Describe natural, active immunity.
You become immune because you got sick or were naturally exposed to an immunogen.
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.
Describe artificial, active immunity.
You are immune because you were shown an attenuated live virus/bacteria or were given killed pathogen.
Describe artificial, passive immunity.
You are immune when doctors give you antisera developed from immune animals (like tetanus antibody).
Before the pertussis vaccine, there were _______ deaths per year.
Conjugate vaccines help ________.
Tfh switch B cells from IgM to IgG