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‎"most common" viruses...
• Ebv is the most common cause of infectious mononucleosis (and also gives positive heterophile test result)
• Cmv is the most common cause of congenital abnormalities in the u.s.
• Cmv commonly cause renitis in aids patients.
• Hsv-1 is the most common cause of sporadic encephalitis, esp. In temporal lobe.
• Burkitt’s lymphoma (caused by ebv) is the most frequent childhood tumor in africa
• Aids-associated kaposi’s sarcoma (ks, caused by hhv-8) is the most frequent neoplasm occurring in persons with aids.
• RSV is the most common cause of severe lower respiratory infection in infants and is a significant infection of the elderly population. It causes pneumonia primarily in infants, inducing giant cells.
• Coxsackie virus and the echo virus are the major causes of aseptic meningitis.
• Rhinovirus is the main cause of common cold
• Norwalk virus is one of the most common causes of viral gastroenteritis in adults both in the us and worldwide.
• Rotavirus is the most common cause of diarrhea and viral gastroenteritis in young children.
• Parainfluenza viruses are the most common cause of CROUP (acute laryngo-tracheo-bronchitis, characterized by high pitched noisy inspiration).
• HCV is the most prevalent blood-borne pathogen
• HBV causes primary hepatocellular carcinoma and is the leading casue of cancer deaths worldwide. HBV is responsible for 500,000 cancer deaths annually.

‎"most common" viruses...
• Ebv is the most common cause of infectious mononucleosis (and also gives positive heterophile test result)
• Cmv is the most common cause of congenital abnormalities in the u.s.
• Cmv commonly cause renitis in aids patients.
• Hsv-1 is the most common cause of sporadic encephalitis, esp. In temporal lobe.
• Burkitt’s lymphoma (caused by ebv) is the most frequent childhood tumor in africa
• Aids-associated kaposi’s sarcoma (ks, caused by hhv-8) is the most frequent neoplasm occurring in persons with aids.
• RSV is the most common cause of severe lower respiratory infection in infants and is a significant infection of the elderly population. It causes pneumonia primarily in infants, inducing giant cells.
• Coxsackie virus and the echo virus are the major causes of aseptic meningitis.
• Rhinovirus is the main cause of common cold
• Norwalk virus is one of the most common causes of viral gastroenteritis in adults both in the us and worldwide.
• Rotavirus is the most common cause of diarrhea and viral gastroenteritis in young children.
• Parainfluenza viruses are the most common cause of CROUP (acute laryngo-tracheo-bronchitis, characterized by high pitched noisy inspiration).
• HCV is the most prevalent blood-borne pathogen
• HBV causes primary hepatocellular carcinoma and is the leading casue of cancer deaths worldwide. HBV is responsible for 500,000 cancer deaths annually.