MIC 541-Exam 5-Virology 22
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What is an outcome of Viral encephalitis?
- Permanent brain damage may occur
- May be fatal
What is the most common tick borne fever in the U.S.?
Colorado tick fever
What Arbovirus disease is extremely dangerous to infants and small children?
Western equine encephalitis
Where is Western equine encephalitis found geographically?
Western U.S. and Canada
What are the two strains of California encephalitis?
- California strain
- LaCrosse strain
Which strain of California encephalitis causes viral encephalitis?
Where is the LaCrosse strain of California encephalitis found geographically?
Eastern U.S. and Canada
Where is the California strain of California encephalitis found?
What is the impact of the California strain of California encephalitis?
Very little illness or impact
What is the most common Arbovirus in the U.S.?
St. Louis Encephalitis
Where is St. Louis encephalitis found within the U.S.?
What type of infections are common with St. Louis encephalitis?
Unapparent infections are very common
What are the six major Arboviruses of North America?
- Colorado tick fever
- Western Equine encephalitis
- Eastern Equine encephalitis
- California Encephalitis
- St. Louis encephalitis
- West Nile Virus
What is the prevalence of Yellow fever in the U.S.
What are the two patterns of transmission for Yellow fever?
Describe the Sylvan Cycle of transmission for Yellow fever:
Forest monkeys and mosquitoes in South America transmit yellow fever
Describe the Urban cycle for transmission of yellow fever:
Humans and mosquitoes transmit (Aedes aegpti)
What does Aedes aegypti transmit?
What are the symptoms of Yellow fever?
- liver and kidney damage
What is the mortality rate for Yellow fever?
What is the vector for Dengue fever?
Aedes aegypti mosquito
What type of fevers are caused by Yellow fever and Dengue fever?
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