When activated by the presence of a pathogen some lymphocytes produce antibodies and other lymphocytes act as memory cells.
Which of the following best describes the role of memory cells in the immune system?
A. They store antigens from the pathogen for lymphocytes to use as a template for antibodies in the future.
B. They remember the antigen on the pathogen and tell the lymphocytes how to respond if it is re-encountered.
C. They quickly clone to form a group of phagocytes if the pathogen is re-encountered.
D. They quickly clone to form a group of plasma cells if the pathogen is re-encountered.
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Which of the following is an example of a secondary prevention strategy?
A. Educating the public regarding the use of helmets and seat belts
B. Constructing a guardrail to prevent an accident from occurring
C. Advocating childhood vaccinations following CDC guidelines
D. Placing childproof locks on cabinets that contain harmful chemicals