PPT + Student Notes: Chapter 21 Infectious Diseases in the Respiratory System

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Unformatted text preview: ook at your arm, which appears swollen in an area about the size of a quarter around the skin test. It is red and tender to the touch. You’re alarmed; could you have TB? a. Why does the reaction take 36‐48 hours to show up? b. If you have a TB infection, why doesn’t the whole body, or a least the respiratory tract, react when the antigen is injected during this diagnostic test? c. You are referred for a chest X‐ray, but the results are inconclusive. The clinic doctor prescribes a six‐month course of isoniazid. You take the medicine according to the pharmacist’s i...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2014 for the course BIOLOGY 1101 taught by Professor Buck during the Fall '13 term at UNC Charlotte.

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