Zoonotic Viruses

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Zoonotic Viruses
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2012-09-23 21:51:18
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  1. Flaviviridae

    - Structure
    - Transmission
    - Diseases
    (+) RNA, non-segmented; Icosahedral; Enveloped (plasma membrane)

    - Transmission by mosquitos, ticks (arthropods)

    • - Dengue Fever
    • - Yellow Fever
    • - Japanese Encephalitis
    • - St. Louis Encephalitis
    • - West Nile Virus
  2. Yellow Fever

    - Natural reservoir
    - Transmission
    • - Natural reservoir: monkeys
    • - Transmission: mosquitos
  3. Jungle Yellow Fever

    Urban Yellow Fever
    - Monkey --> via mosquito --> Monkey/Human

    - Human --> via mosquito --> Human
  4. Clinical Manifestations of Yellow Fever
    • - Acute Phase: fever/headache, chills, backache, nauasea, vomiting
    • - Remission
    • - Toxic Phase: High fever, slow pulse, jaundice, proteinuria
    • - Recovery
  5. Treatment for Yellow Fever
    Supportive
  6. Vaccine for Yellow Fever
    • - Live, attentuated vaccine
    • - Contraindicated in <6mo's & >59 yr's
  7. Dengue

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