Transplant Trivia for the Brain

Which picture goes with which sentence?

A. Chromosomes are part of the heredity used to match organ donor and organ recipient.


B. Genetic engineers study DNA and RNA.


C. The first common animal used whose organs were used for transplants.


D. An animal being used for zenoplants in the 1990's.


True or False:

1. Every 18 minutes a new name is added to the UNOS national transplant waiting list.

2. By December 1994, more than 1400 patients on the waiting list were 17 years of age or younger.

3. There are 69 organ procurement organizations across the country which provide services to the 278 transplant centers nationwide.

4. The red ribbon is the National symbol used to increase public awareness of the need for acceptance of organ and tissue donation.

Answers: A-3, B-2, C-1, D-4, 1-T, 2-T, 3-T, 4.F (it's green)



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