Self Quiz for "Bacterial Pathogenesis: Factors that Damage the Host"
2. Producing Harmful Exotoxins
a. Type I Toxins (Superantigens)
Study the material in this section and then write out the answers to these questions.
Do not just click on the answers and write them out. This will not test your understanding of this tutorial.
1. Define superantigen (ans).
2. Briefly describe the mechanism by which superantigens cause harm to the body. (ans)
3. Name 2 superantigens and give an example of a bacterium that produces each.
4. Multiple Choice (ans)
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