MIC 541-Exam 5-Virology 13
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What general type of drug is Acyclovir?
What is the most potent anti-herpetic medication?
What is Famciclovir and Penciclovir?
Acyclic nucleoside analogs of guanosine
How do Famciclovir and Penciclovir compare to Acyclovir?
- Fam and Pen are less potent that Acyclovir
- Fam and Pen have better uptake and half-life
What drugs is an L-valyl ester of acyclovir?
What virus causes Chicken pox and shingles?
What type of virus is VZV?
What hosts can VZV infect?
How is VZV acquired?
How long after VZV inoculation do lesions appear?
What is a characteristic lesion of Varicella virus?
Vesicles (chicken pox)
What are the treatments for VZV?
- interferon for systemic disease
What would you use to treat systemic VZV?
What type of vaccine is available for VZV?
What is disease is caused by zoster?
What disease is caused by Varicella?
What activate the zoster virus?
What cells are characteristic of Cytomegalovirus?
Giant cells with nuclear and cytoplasmic inclusions
How are Cytomegaloviruses transmitted?
- Breast milk
- Cervical secretions
Where doe Cytomegalovirus lay dormant?
What percent of adults are infected with Cytomegalovirus?
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