MIC 541-Exam 5-Virology 16

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  1. What group does Hepatitis viruses belong to?
    Hepadenavirus
  2. What type of virus is a Hepadenavirus?
    Enveloped DNA virus
  3. What is Hepatitis?
    Inflammation of the liver
  4. What is the action of viral hepatitis?
    interference with liver's bile excretion of billirubin
  5. What are the symptoms of excessive blood billirubin?
    jaundice
  6. What is jaundice?
    Billirubin in skin causing yellow skin and eyes
  7. What are the three hepatitis viruses?
    • Hep A
    • Hep B
    • Hep C
  8. What type of viruses are Hep A and C?
    RNA viruses
  9. Which Hep virus is an enveloped DNA virus?
    Hep B
  10. Can HBV be cultured?
    No
  11. What Hep viruses can be cultured?
    HAV and HCV
  12. what Hep viruses are enveloped?
    HBV and HCV
  13. Which He virus causes infectious hepatitis and jaundice?
    HAV
  14. What Hep virus causes Serum hepatitis?
    HBV
  15. What is the incubation period for HBV?
    1-6 months
  16. What is the incubation period for HAV and HCV?
    2-8 weeks
  17. Which form of Hep virus causes jaundice?
    HAV
  18. Which forms of Hep can cause arthritis?
    HBV and HCV
  19. which type of Hep is endemic/Epidemic?
    HAV
  20. Which type of Hep can create chronic carriers?
    HBV and HCV
  21. What Hep strains can cause chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis and cancer?
    HBV and HCV
  22. What strain of Hep has the highest incidence?
    A
  23. What strain of Hep has the lowest incidence?
    C
  24. What strain of Hep has dropped the most in incidence since the 70s?
    HAV
  25. Describe the genome of HBV:
    double and single stranded DNA
  26. Where does HBV migrate to?
    The liver

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