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1

What is the common cause of conjunctivitis?

Adenovirus

2

What is the common cause of cataracts?

Rubella

3

What is the common cause of chorioretinitis? (redness, blurred vision, sensitivity to light, excessive tearing)

CMV

4

What is the common cause of blindness (due to scarring)?

HSV I

5

What is the common cause of aseptic meningitis (inflamed or swollen meninges; headache, fever, photosensitivity)?

COX A and B

6

What is the common cause of encephalitis (headache, confusion)?

HSV I; California encephalitis, WNV

7

This is a disease that causes leukoencephalopathy in IC people

JC virus

8

What is the common cause of the common cold?

1. Rhinovirus
2. Coronavirus

9

What is the common cause of acute pharyngitis or tonsillitis (inflamed throat, lymphadenopathy)?

1. Adenovirus
2. COX A

10

What is the common cause of laryngitis (hoarseness, croup, tonsillitis)?

Parainfluenza virus 1

11

What is the common cause of parotitis (swollen gland)?

mumps

12

What is the common cause of acute otitis?

RSV

13

What is the common cause of acute bronchitis (barking cough, air-jay blockage)?

1. Rhinovirus
2. Coronavius

14

What is the common cause of bronchiolitis (cough, chest congestion, dyspnea, phlegm)?

1. RSV
2. Parainfluenza virus

15

What is the common cause of HCPS?

Sin Nombre virus

16

What is the common cause of pneumonia (cough, chest congestion, dyspnea, phlegm, abnormal chest radiograph)?

1. RSV
2. influenza

17

What is the common cause of GI symptoms in infants?

Rotavirus

18

What is the common cause of GI symptoms in infants, children, and adults?

Noravirus

19

What is the common cause of initial GI symptoms that disseminate systematically (fever, jaundice, dark urine)?

Hepatitis A, B, C

20

What is the common cause of rash?

measles, rubella, 5th disease, boston exanthema, IM

21

What is the common cause of vesicles?

HSV I and II, VZV, COX A

22

What is the common cause of hemorrhagic cystitis, nephritis, and/or urethritis?

BK virus

23

What is the common cause of kidney failure?

CMV

24

What is the common cause of fetal infections (fever, lethargy)?

Rubella, CMV, HIV

25

What is the common cause of muscle pain, pleurodynia?

COX B

26

What is the common cause of endocarditis?

COX B

27

What is the common cause of IM?

EBV

28

What is the common cause of hemorrhagic fever?

dengue, Ebola, lassa fever, yellow fever, Colorado tick fever

29

Which of the zoonotic viral infections come from birds/mosquito?

EEEV, WEEV, WNV, STL, Yellow fever,

30

Which of the zoonotic viral infections come from small mammals/mosquito?

California encephalitis

31

Which of the zoonotic viral infections come from monkeys/mosquito?

dengue

32

Which of the zoonotic viral infections come from tick?

colorado tick fever

33

Which of the zoonotic viral infections come from small mammals?

lymphocytic choriomeningitis

34

Which of the zoonotic viral infections come from rats?

lassa fever

35

Which of the zoonotic viral infections come from deer mice?

sin nombre

36

Which of the zoonotic viral infections come from bats, foxes, raccoons?

rabies