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1

What's the deal with the hepadnavirus?

envelope
partial dsDNA, circular
causes HBV
**has reverse transcriptase, even tho it isn't a retrovirus

2

What's the deal with the adenovirus?

envelope
dsDNA, linear
URI
conjunctivitis (Pink eye)
febrile pharyngitis
acute hemorrhagic cystitis
pneumonia
diarrhea

3

What's the deal with the parvovirus?

non-enveloped
ssDNA, linear
small
Parvovirus B19-->aplastic anemia in sickle cell patients
Children: slapped cheek fifth disease
Adults: inflammatory arthritis
Fetus: hydrops fetalis (TORCH)

4

What's the deal with papilloma virus?

non-enveloped
dsDNA, circular
HPV warts

5

What's the deal with polyomavirus?

non-enveloped
dsDNA, circular
JC virus--progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy in HIV
BK virus-transplant, targets kidney

6

What's the deal with poxvirus?

enveloped
dsDNA, linear
large
smallpox (enveloped variola)
Cowpox (milkmaid blisters)-->vaccinia
molluscum contagiosum (flesh colored papule w/ central indentation)