Test 3 - Immunologic Diseases and Conditions

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Question 1 3 out of 3 points When the immune system reacts appropriately to an antigen and homeostasis is maintained, this is termed Selected Answer: immunocompet ence. Question 2 3 out of 3 points The acquired immunity that results when a person has a disease is Selected Answer: activ e. Question 3 3 out of 3 points Immunoglobulins that provide the ability to recognize foreign organisms stimulating the antigen-antibody reaction are called Selected Answer: B- cells. Question 4 3 out of 3 points The group of diseases that occur when antibodies develop and begin to destroy the body’s own cells is Selected Answer: autoimmune diseases. Question 5 3 out of 3 points Decreased gastric production of hydrochloric acid and the resulting shortage of the intrinsic factor cause Selected Answer: pernicious anemia. Question 6 3 out of 3 points A patient with a platelet deficiency and the inability of blood to clot has Selected Answer: idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. Question 7 3 out of 3 points An autoimmune condition in which erythrocytes (RBCs) are destroyed by antibodies, causing the patient to experience fatigue, chills, fever, dyspnea, and jaundice, is
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Selected Answer: autoimmune hemolytic anemia. Question 8 3 out of 3 points Symptoms of fever, joint pain, malaise, weight loss, and the characteristic butterfly rash are indications of Selected Answer: systemic lupus erythematosus.
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  • Summer '15
  • inflammatory disease, Immunodeficiency

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