Biology Virus Test

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  1. Names
    Hepatitis C

    HCV
  2. Baltimore Classification, Family, and Genus
    viruses; ssRNA positive strand viruses, no DNA stage, Flaviviridae, Hepacivirus
  3. How It's Transmitted
    • Drug Needles
    • Blood Transfusions
  4. Is there a vaccine?
    No
  5. Infected and deceased or infected and carrier?
    Infected and carrier.
  6. Is there post infection treatment.
    Yes, antiviral cocktails cleaned the virus out of 93-98% of patients.
  7. What cells in the host are infected?
    HCV infects liver cells and reproduce specifically in the liver’s hepatocyte cells.
  8. Which protein binds the virus to the cell?
    HCV binds to the protein CD81.
  9. Reproduction
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Biology Virus Test
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