Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1-11874-316-4
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Chapter 17 - Basic Principles of Adaptive Immunity and Immunization - Self Quiz - Page 358: 21


(b) Antitoxin (d) Toxoid (e) Superantigen (c) Perforin (a) Subunit vaccine

Work Step by Step

The following terms are defined as: Antitoxin- Neutralizing antibodies Toxoid- Antigenic but nontoxic derivative of a toxin Superantigen- Bacterial exotoxin that activates a high percentage of T cells Perforin- Secreted host defence protein that can lyse cells Subunit vaccine- Part of a pathogen, rather than the complete cell or virus
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