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Question 1: This worldwide biomedical research organization based in Paris was the first to isolate HIV, the virus that causes ________, in 1983.
Herpes simplexAIDSAIDS dementia complexICD-10 Chapter I: Certain infectious and parasitic diseases

Question 2: Emile Roux and ________ discovered the mechanism of action of Corynebacterium diphtheriae and how to treat diphtheria with antitoxins;
Pierre Paul Émile RouxAlexandre YersinPasteur InstituteAlbert Calmette

Question 3: The early exploitation of his discovery might have saved millions of lives, especially in ________.
Western Front (World War I)Armenian GenocideWorld War ICaucasus Campaign

Question 4: Currently, an extensive line of research aims at determining the complete ________ sequences of several organisms of medical importance, in the hope of finding new therapeutic approaches.

Question 5: Jules Bordet received the Nobel prize in 1919 for his discoveries on immunity, especially the implication of ________ and the mechanisms of action of the complement;
AntibodyAdaptive immune systemImmune systemAutoantibody

Question 6: Pasteur Foundation ________, USA
ConnecticutNew YorkMassachusettsNew Jersey

Question 7: For over a century, the Institut Pasteur has been at the forefront of the battle against ________.
PathologyInfectious diseaseICD-10 Chapter I: Certain infectious and parasitic diseasesPneumonia

Question 8: The Institut Pasteur was founded in 1887 by ________, the French scientist whose early experiments with fermentation led to pioneering research in bacteriology.
Infectious diseasePasteur InstituteLouis PasteurBacteria

Question 9: Luc Montagnier, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and colleagues discovered the two HIV viruses that cause ________, in 1983 and 1985, to be honored by the 2008 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
AIDS dementia complexAIDSHerpes simplexICD-10 Chapter I: Certain infectious and parasitic diseases

Question 10: Constantin Levaditi and ________ demonstrated in 1910 that poliomyelitis is due to a filterable virus;
Alexander FlemingEdward Calvin KendallKarl LandsteinerOtto Loewi


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