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HOST DEFENSES: Humoral immunity (antitoxin) is important in preventing disease. EPIDEMIOLOGY: Diphtheria exists throughout the world and occasional outbreaks occur almost yearly. The Schick
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Unformatted text preview: test can be used to ascertain population risk. This test involves the injection of a minute amount of the diphtheria toxin under the skin. The absence of a reaction indicates immunity....
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course BIOLOGY MCB2010 taught by Professor Jessicadigirolamo during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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