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Compared to a host’s response to the mumps virus, overcoming a parasitic infection is more difficult for the host because of which of the following characteristics of parasites?
Most of the pathology associated with parasitic infections results from which of the following?
Parasites are able to evade host defenses by which of the following means?
The chronic nature of parasitic infections is due to the host’s
Clinical information provided by studying the immune response to parasitic diseases
The presence of both IgM and IgG antibody in toxoplasmosis infections suggests that the infection
IgE is an important component of the immune response to infections caused by
Which of the following are factors that have enabled saprophytic fungi to cause infections in humans?
In congenital toxoplasmosis, the newborn has elevated levels of what class of immunoglobulin?
When a mycosis is suspected, patient information must be acquired for all of the following except
The most significant defense against fungal infections is
Serodiagnosis is most important in making a rapid and presumptive diagnosis of fungal infections when
Because the stage of the mycosis is often not known, what is the best way to proceed when initiating serodiagnosis?
After infection has been established, serodiagnostic tests are most likely to be positive in which of the following cases?
Which best describes nonspecific cross-reactions that occur in fungal serological tests?