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Flashcards in Infectious Diseases Deck (10):
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... cause transmissible spongiform encephalopathies

prions

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untreatable, fatal neurodegenerative diseases like Mad Cow and Creutzfeldt-Jakob

transmissible spongiform encephalopathies

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an abnormal/misfolded form of a host protein

prion

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prion protein is normally present in ...

neurons

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obligate intracellular parasites?

viruses

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viruses are composed of...

nucleic acid genome, protein caspid, +/- lipid envelope

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predilection for infecting specific cell types?

tropism

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acute tissue damages, neutrophils (pus), bacterial infections

suppurative inflammation

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deep fungal infections, mycobacterial infections

granulomatous inflammation

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viruses cause either cell necrosis or cell proliferation?

cytopathic-cytoproliferative reaction