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Exam 4

Part A-Matching

TermDefinition
Acute Short-lasting primary infection
Antigen Substance that causes the production of antibodies
Biological Transmission Pathogen reproduces in vector
Chronic Disease that develops slowly and lasts for months
Contagious Disease Easily Spread disease
Cytokines Chemical Messengers
Fomite Inanimate object that can serve as a vector
Major histocompatibility complex MHC
NK-cells Cells that attack tumors
Normal microbiota Permanent resident of host
Secondary infection Opportunistic infection
Siderophores Bind iron
Signs Measurable effects of a disease
Symptoms Immeasurable effects of a disease
Transient microbiota Microbe present on host for a short amount of time
Virulence Pathogenicity of a microbe
1st antibody to respond IgM
Antibodies found in mucosal secretions IgA
Associated with allergies & lysis of parasitic worms IgE
Most abundant & can cross the placenta IgG
Initiates immune response IgD
-oid like
phago- eat
pod- foot
sarco- flesh
sept- rotting
Phagocyte Ingest foreign objects
Mechanical Transmission Vector not infected. Transmission directly due to physical interaction with vector
Created by: arichardson_14