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BIOL 240 Immunology 1 The Cast Which patient has the disease? A B Direct tests A B Which patient is pregnant? Presence of Ab means Indirect tests
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BIOL 240 Immunology 2 After reading about a child who developed autism following measles vaccination, Judy decided not to risk the health of her son and he did not receive the measles– mumps–rubella (MMR) vaccine. The child contracted measles after visiting a relative on April 4; the child developed a rash on April 13. On April 12, the child attended a wedding and reception. Twelve people at the wedding and restaurant developed measles between April 12 and May 14. One 24-year-old woman returned home from the wedding and was the source of exposure for her daughter. The girl developed encephalitis and died on July 15. Judy didn’t know that in 1998, one million deaths were attributed to measles worldwide and that MMR does not cause autism. What are the responsibilities of individuals (e.g., parents) for the health of society?
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2010 for the course BIOL 240 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Skyline College.

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