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Flashcards in Common Viral Infections Deck (14):
1

A highly contagious, mild infection of the upper respiratory tract is known as what?

THE COMMON COLD

2

A highly contagious, viral infection of the lower respiratory tract is known as what?

INFLUENZA
(THE FLU)

3

How is intestinal flu spread?

CONTAMINATED FOOD/WATER
+
FECAL/ORAL ROUTE

4

What does herpes type 1 cause?

ORAL LESIONS, COLD SORES
+
CAN CAUSE FATAL ENCEPHALITIS

5

What does herpes type 2 cause?

GENITAL INFECTION
+
CAN PRODUCE FATAL DISSEMINATING NEONATAL INFECTION

6

Human Papilloma Virus usually causes what, spread through sexual contact?

GENITAL WARTS

7

HPV is associated with an increased rick of what?

CERVICAL CANCER

8

The Epstein-Bar virus causes what type of disease, through saliva?

MONONUCLEOSIS
(MONO)

9

HIV reactivates to attack what?

T-CELLS

10

How is Hepatitis A spread?

CONTAMINATED FOOD AND WATER

11

How is Hepatitis B spread?

CONTAMINATED FECES
+
BODILY FLUIDS (INCL SALIVA)
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BROKEN SKIN
+
CONTAMINATED TISSUES TRANSPLANT

12

Hepatitis C spreads similar to Hep B, and often becomes chronic, affecting the ___________.

LIVER

13

Hepatitis D is only present with a Hepatitis _____ infection.

B

14

How is Hepatitis E transmitted

FECAL/ORAL ROUTE