viruses and diseases part 1

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  1. HIV is part of what family?
    retroviridae virus where it turns RNA into DNA
  2. HIV goes after what type of cells?
    helper t cells
  3. Can HIV pass from one cell to the next without having to leave the cell?
    yes called cell to cell fusion
  4. This virus ungoes rapid antigenic chnges due to high mutatation rate
    HIV
  5. This is a provirus and latent virus and is hidden from the immune system,  what virus?
    HIV
  6. This phase in HIV is asystomatic or chronic lymphadenopathy (swollen lymph nodes)
    Phase 1
  7. This phase in HIV represents symtomatic early indications of immune failure(persistnat yeast infections, fever, diarrhea)
    phase 2
  8. This phase in HIV indicates AIDS and t cells<200 and serious yeast, pna and sarcoma are present
    phase 3
  9. tratment of aids is directed towards what?
    against retroviral enzymes
  10. serval drugs known as a cocktail given to HIV patients to slow replication is
    HAART (highly active antiretroviral therapy)
  11. Men who are not circumsized or circumsized have a better chance at not catching HIV
    circumsized
  12. warts are caused by?
    Human papillomaviruses HPV
  13. How is HPV transmitted?
    human contact from skin to skin
  14. variola causes what? it is a viral disease
    smallpox
  15. how is smallpox transmitted?
    respitory
  16. this disease infects internal organs before entering the bloodstream and infecting the skin causing pustular lesions is known as what?
    smallpox
  17. IS there anyone in the owrld who has smallpox right now?
    no
  18. varcilla -zoster viruscauses?
    chickenpox
  19. how is chicken pox transmitted?
    respitory
  20. is chickenpox latent or persisstant virus?
    latent stays in the dorsal root ganglion
  21. herpes simplex 1 HSV-1 is transmitted by
    oral or respitory route
  22. this virus stays latent in your trigeminal nerve ganglion?
    HSV-1
  23. Rubola causes?
    measles
  24. How is measles transmitted?
    respitory
  25. does measles have a vaccination?
    Yes
  26. measles causes what to the brain?
    encephalitis
  27. Rubella is known as?
    german measles
  28. polio, rabies and viral encephalis are examples of what?
    viral diseases of the nervous system
  29. poliomyelitis is known as
    polio
  30. how is polio transmitted?
    by ingestion
  31. this disease presents itself as a sore throat and nausea but can enter the CNA and cause paralysis
    polio
  32. The iron lung was used for people who were infected with this disease
    polio
  33. this virus is transmitted from saliva usually through a animal bite but can also go through unbroken skin and organ transplant
    Rabies
  34. Rabies enters the body and then enters your?
    nerous system where it travels up to the brain and eventually death.
  35. This virus multiplies in your skelatal muscles and then brain cells causing encephalitis, also causes muscle spasms of the mouth and pharnx and hydropobia
    rabies
  36. Arbovirus encehalitis is caused by what?
    mosquito
  37. West NIle virus, western equine encehalitis and St. louis  encephalitis are example of?
    Arbovirus

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