Immunology Assignment Review Questions and Patient Case
Added on -2019-09-22
This article contains review questions related to Immunology Assignment and a patient case of a 27-year-old female with Crohn's disease. It covers topics such as vaccine administration, recommended doses, and allergies. Read on to learn more.
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Review QuestionsName:Immunology Assignment1.When should the second dose of the Hepatitis A (Hep A) vaccine be administered?A.28 days after the first doseB.2 months after the first doseC.6 months after the first doseD.30 days after the first doseE.A second dose is not neededAnswer: The correct answer is option C that is 6 months after the first dose and rest all options are incorrect because there has been a set recommended schedule which consists of 2doses, in which it is given that the second dose is to be administered 6–18 months after getting the first dose.2.KS, a 5-year-old girl, has an appointment today with her pediatrician to receive vaccines. Her vaccination record shows the following: Hep B at birth, 2 months, and 6 months; RV at 2, 4, and 6 months; DTaP at 2, 4, 6, and 15 months; Hib (ActHIB) at 2, 4, 6, and 15 months; PCV at 2, 4, 6, and 15 months; IPV at 2, 4, and 6 months; MMR at 15 months; Varicella at 15 months; and Hep A at 15 months. She does not have any medical conditions and is not allergic to any medications or vaccines. What vaccines should KS receive today?A.DT, PPSV, IPV, MMR, MCV, and Hep AB.DTaP, IPV, MMR, Varicella, and Hep AC.Tdap, IPV, MMR, Varicella, and Hep AD.DTaP, PPSV, IPV, MMR, Varicella, and Hep AE.DT, Hepatitis B, MMR, Hepatitis A
Answer: B is correct and rest options are incorrect because accordind to the list prescribed for 4–6 years, DTaP, MMR, IPV, Varicella are to be given. The MMR vaccine can be given to babies as young as 6 months old if they will be traveling internationally. These children should still be given the recommended routine doses at 12–15 months and 4–6 years of age.3.Which of the following vaccines is only given as a single dose?A.PCVB.ZosterC.RVD.TdAnswer: option A, is correct and rest are incorrect because it is provided that PCV13 is recommended as a series of four doses, one dose at each of these ages:2 months4 months6 months12 through 15 months4. Herpes zoster vaccine should be stored at what temperature?A.≤ 5° FB.6-35° FC.36-46° FD.47-77° FAnswer: Option c is correct and other are incorrect because it is recommended that
ZOSTAVAX SHOULD BE STORED REFRIGERATED at a temperature of 2 to 8°C (36 to 46°F) or colder until it is reconstituted for injection.5.Which of the following can safely be given to a 6-month-old child who had an allergic reaction to the pertussis vaccine?A.DTaPB.TdapC.TdD.DTAnswer: option D is correct and others are incorrect becauseDT is indicated for the prevention of diphtheria and tetanus in children less than 7 years of age. It does not contain the pertussis vaccine. It should be used in children who have previously had an allergic reaction to the pertussis vaccine.6.EP is pregnant and in her third trimester. Which of the following vaccines can EP receive? Select all that apply.A.HPVB.Hep BC.MMRD.TdapAnswer: d is correct and others are incorrect because Whooping cough is a serious disease that can be deadly for babies. But babies can't get vaccinated and start building protection against whooping cough until they are two months old. So to avoid this gap in protection by
getting the whooping cough vaccine (called Tdap) during the third trimester of your pregnancy. By doing so, you pass antibodies to your baby before birth. These antibodies helpprotect your baby in the first few months of life. Pregnant women get the whooping cough vaccine between 27 and 36 weeks of each pregnancy.7.LM is an 18-year-old woman who is leaving for her first semester of college next month. She would like to know what vaccinations she needs before going to college. Her vaccination record shows the following: DTaP at 2, 4, 6, and 15 months, and 5 years; Hib(ActHIB) at 2, 4, and 6 months; PCV at 2, 4, 6, and 15 months; IPV at 2, 4, and 6 months, and 5 years; MMR at 15 months and 5 years; Varicella at 15 months and 5 years;Hep A at 12 and 18 months; Hep B at 11 years, 11 years 2 months, and 11 years 6 months; Tdap at 15 years. LM does not have any medical conditions and is not allergic toany medications or vaccines. What vaccines should LM receive today?A.MCV and HPVB.Tdap, MCV, and HPVC.Tdap and MCVD.MPSV and HPVAnswer: option d is correct and others are incorrect because Teens and young adults (16 through 23 year olds)mayalso be vaccinated with a serogroup B meningococcal vaccine (2 or 3 doses depending on brand), preferably at 16 through 18 years old. Talk with your teen’s doctor or nurse about meningococcal vaccination to help protect your child’s health. MPSV4is recommended for adults older than 55 who anticipate requiring only a single dose (travelers, or during community outbreaks).
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