Ch.18 Part II

9 Questions

Settings
Please wait...
Immunology Quizzes & Trivia

Practical Applications of Immunology


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Many diagnostic test have been developed to determine the presence of antibodies or antigens in a patient. _____ of a diagnostic test is determined by the percent of positive samples it correctly detects.
  • 2. 
    Many diagnostic test have been developed to determine the presence of antibodies or antigens in a patient. _____ of the test refers to the probability that the positive test will be nonreactive if the specimen is a true negative.
  • 3. 
    These tests make use of antibody-antigen reactions; works either way- known antigens (pathogens) can be used to identify antibodies or known antibodies can be used to identify antigens.
  • 4. 
    Monoclonal antibodies (MABs)These are produced in lab by fusing cancerous B cells with plasma (B) cells.
  • 5. 
    Monoclonal antibodies (MABs)These produce large quantities of plasma cell's antibodies called monoclonal antibodies.
  • 6. 
    Uses of MABs (monoclonal antibodies)This type of test uses the presence of certain bacteria. An example of this test would be a pregnancy test.
  • 7. 
    Uses of MABs (monoclonal antibodies)reacts with T cells involved in rejection
  • 8. 
    Uses of MABs (monoclonal antibodies)produce ____ to treat cancer by combining MAB with toxins
  • 9. 
    Limits due to patients' reactions against foreign substances (MABs typically grown in ___); more humanized antibodies now produced.