The causative agent of tuberculosis in humans is a

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28. The Causative Agent of Tuberculosis in Humans is -- A. Mycobacterium tuberculosis , a “Gram Negative”, Acid-Fast Staining Bacterium. B. Mycobacterium bovis , a “Gram Positive”, ovoid Rod with characteristic Bipolar-Staining. C. Mycobacterium tuberculosis , a “Gram Negative”, Endospore-Forming Bacterium. D. A “Gram Positive”, slightly curved, Rod-Shaped Bacterium
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MIC 101 Exam 2 Page 22 29. Respiratory Droplets containing ~3 Mycobacteria are inhaled. Most Droplets don ʼ t get past the Upper Respiratory Tract but some make it to the Alveoli. These Mycobacteria are phagocytosed by Alveolar Macrophages but the Mycobacteria multiply inside the Phagolysosomes of these Alveolar Macrophages. The Ability of an Immune Response to activate these Infected Macrophages determines the Progression of the Disease. What activates these - Mycobacteria-infected Alveolar Macrophages? 30. The Immune System takes a One-Two Approach to dealing with these infected Alveolar Macrophages involving --
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MIC 101 Exam 2 Page 23 31. Ghon Complexes are --
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