MIC 541-Exam 5-Virology 6
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What are the mechanisms of action of Ribovirin?
- Capping and elongation (RNA polymerase inhibitor)
- Reverse transcription inhibitor
What anti-viral drug interferes with RNA polymerase action of capping and elongation and reverse transcription?
Do vaccines cause blockage of viral infection?
No, they just cause rapid clearance
What are the types of immunizations?
Describe Active immunity:
induces immune memory
How can Active immunization be acquired?
By vaccine or natural infection
What type of vaccinations exits?
What is Passive immunity?
Temporary immunity without immune memory
What is an example of Passive immunity?
Administration of viral specific immunoglobulins
What type of immunization is the administration of viral specific immunoglobulins?
What viral diseases can be treated with passive immunization?
What viral infections can be treated post-exposure?
What type of vaccination can be combined with Passive immunization?
Give an example of Therapeutic vaccination:
VZV = varicella zoster virus vaccination
What doe therapeutic VZV vaccination do?
prevents older adults from developing recurrence and neuralgia of chicken pox (shingles)
What are the formulation types for vaccinations?
- Whole killed
- Virus-like parasites
- defective vectors
Describe a live attenuated vaccine
- Lab adapted
- Can produce humoral and cellular immunity
What type of immunity can be produced by inactivated viruses?
What type of vaccine can produce both humoral and cellular immunity?
What is another term for targeted vaccines?
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