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Which DNA virus families have envelopes? (2)

1. Herpesvirus
2. Hepadnavirus

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Which 2 virus families do not have envelopes?

1. Adenovirus
2. Papillomavirus

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Which DNA virus families have linear genomes? (2)

1. Adenovirus
2. Herpesvirus

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Which DNA virus families have circular genomes? (2)

1. Papillomavirus
2. Hepadnavirus

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Which is the only family of DNA viruses presented that can have a ss DNA genome (and ds as well..)

Hepadnavirus

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An example of Adenovirus is?

Adenovirus duh.

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An example of Papillomavirus is?

HPV

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An example of Herpesvirus is?

HSV-1 (Herpes Simplex Virus - 1)

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An example of Hepadnavirus is?

Hepatitis B

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What is the pathogenesis and disease caused by Adenovirus?

P: Respiratory droplets or fecal-oral route. Wide number of types associated with different diseases.

D: Respiratory tract infections, gastroenteritis, conjunctivitis

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What is the pathogenesis and disease caused by Papillomavirus?

P: Contact transmission. Persistent high-risk HPV infections can lead to cancer.

D: Warts, various cancers.

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What is the pathogenesis and disease caused by Herpesvirus?

P: Contact or vertical transmission. Becomes latent inside neurons; in some individuals, periodic reactivation can occur.

D: Infections of skin and mucosa, eyes, central nervous system

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What is the pathogenesis and disease caused by Hepadnavirus?

P: Exposure to bodily fluids or vertical transmission. Infects hepatocytes, requires reverse transcriptase for replication.

D: Hepatitis, cirrhosis, hepatocellular carcinoma

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Herpes simplex virus, varicella zoster virus, and Epstein-Barr virus all belong to what family of DNA viruses?

Herpesvirus