NEET Questions Solved

NEET - 2016

Antivenom injection contains preformed antibodies while polio drops that are administered into the body contain

(a) harvested antibodies
(b) gamma globulin
(c) attenuated pathogens
(d) activated pathogens

(c) Oral polio vaccine consists of attenuated pathogens. Attenuated pathogens are living micro-organisms or viruses cultured under adverse condition, leading to loss of their virulence. But these organisms have the ability to induce protective immunity. The oral vaccine of polio contains three live polio strains in attenuated forms.

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