Thursday, 7 January 2016

Immunology Interview Questions and Answers for freshers pdf free download

11. What is auto immunity?
Disease caused by immunological reaction to self-antigen. Such type of diseases is classified either organ specific or non-organ specific.

12. Name some of the immuno suppressive agents.
•    Cytotoxic agents such as chlorambucil, cyclophosphamide, and azathioprine
•    Glucocorticoids
•    Cyclosporine
•    Antilymphocyte antibodies

13. What is immuno suppression?
Immuno suppression is particularly given to the patients who are undergoing organ transplantation in the treatment of autoimmunity, graft rejection and in allergy conditions.

14. What are the types in adjuvants?
1.    Organic adjuvants
2.    Synthetic adjuvants
3.    Tuftsin

15. What is an adjuvant?
Adjuvant potentates the immune response Vaccines need to be enhanced by some substances, these substances are called adjuvants.

16. What is vaccination?
Vaccination means exploiting the immune system to protect against infectious diseases. Vaccination is done to protect against lethal diseases such as mumps, rubella, poliomyelitis, diphtheria, tetanus, small pox etc.

17. What is attenuation?
Natural behavior of an organism without causing disease is called attenuation i.e. reducing pathogenesity of the organism.

18. What is secondary immune response?
Secondary immune response occurs when second exposure to the same antigen occurs after weeks, months or after years.

19. What is inductive or latent period?
After immunogen is introduced no antibody is detected, this is latent or inductive period. In this period, immunogen is recognized as a foreign substance.

20. What is primary immune response?
First exposure to an antigen produces primary immune response.

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