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Serotype: Quiz


Question 1: [2] Vibrio cholerae, the species of bacteria that causes ________, has 139 serotypes, based on cell antigens.
Pathogenic bacteriaTyphoid feverCholeraPlague (disease)

Question 2: The salmonella genus of ________, for example, has been determined to have over 4400 serotypes, including Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium, S. enterica serovar Typhi, and S. enterica serovar Dublin.
CorynebacteriumGram-positive bacteriaGram-negative bacteriaBacteria

Question 3: In humans, that serotype is largely determined by ________ (HLA), the human version of the major histocompatibility complex.
HLA-DRHuman leukocyte antigenHLA-DQHLA-DQB1

Question 4: The ________ is capable of discerning a cell as being 'self' or 'non-self' according to that cell's serotype.
Lymphatic systemAdaptive immune systemToll-like receptorImmune system

Question 5: A serotype or serovar is a group of microorganisms, viruses, or cells classified together based on their cell surface ________.
Polyclonal B cell responsePhagocyteAntigenImmune system


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