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Egg allergy: Quiz


Question 1: Egg proteins can also be found in yellow fever vaccine and ________.
MMR vaccine controversyMMR vaccineVaccine controversyInfluenza vaccine

Question 2: Some research on lysozyme and ovotransferrin suggests that, perhaps, one of the causes of the allergy is from the ________ capacity of the proteins with metals, especially those of heavy metals.
EDTALipoic acidChelationChelation therapy

Question 3: It is possible to buy a commercial egg replacer, which may be made from ingredients like potato starch and ________.
CassavaBrazilian cuisineBananaTapioca

Question 4: It is usually treated with an exclusion ________ and vigilant avoidance of foods that may be contaminated with egg.
Low-carbohydrate dietAtkins dietDietingObesity

Question 5: In this situation, proteins in egg white directly trigger the release of histamine from ________ on contact.
Eosinophil granulocyteBasophil granulocyteWhite blood cellMast cell

Question 6: [15][16] Because this mechanism is classified as a pharmacological reaction, or "pseudoallergy",[15] the condition is considered a food intolerance instead of a true IgE-based ________.
HypersensitivityGraft-versus-host diseaseAnaphylaxisAllergy

Question 7: The most severe food allergy reaction is called ________[3] and is an emergency situation requiring immediate attention and treatment with epinephrine.
Serum sicknessHypersensitivityAnaphylaxisGraft-versus-host disease

Question 8: The flu vaccine is typically made using eggs to incubate the ________.
Antihypertensive drugAntibioticVaccineAntiviral drug

Question 9: It can result in an ________, which is clinically indistinguishable from true anaphylaxis, if sufficiently strong.
AllergyAnaphylaxisGraft-versus-host diseaseSerum sickness

Question 10: Egg whites, which are potent ________ liberators, also provoke a non-allergic response in some people.


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