Case Study 3


Wrong answer!

Question 8 of 8

Two men were arrested in Nevada on the 19th of February 1998 on the assumption that they were in possession of large quantities of Bacillus anthracis. They actually possessed the harmless anthrax vaccine. What does the vaccine consist of?
C. Capsule antigens
The capsule of this organism is not antigenic, which means it "hides" the organism from the immune system.

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Tuesday, August 4, 1998
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