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Flashcards in Paramyxovirus -- Rubulavirus -- Mumps Deck (11):
1

Classic Symptom?

Painful Swelling of salivary glands, parotid

2

How many mumps serotypes?

One

3

Hosts of Mumps?

Humans.

4

Symptoms of Mumps?

Swollen/Painful Salivary Glands
Fever/Headache
Pain Swallowing/Chewing
Weakness/Fatigue

Can be asymptomatic too

5

Common Complications? (5)

Orchitis/Oophoritis
Pancreatitis
Aseptic Meningitis
Encephalitis
Deafness

6

Describe the pathogenesis of Mumps.

Inf. epithelial cells and replicates in nasopharynx/lymph nodes
12-25 days later -- Viremia
In viremia goes to meninges, salivary glands, testis, etc.
Inflammation of infected tissues leads to characteristic symptoms

7

How is Mumps spread?

Resp. Droplets, Fomites

8

What two groups are most at risk for mumps?

Unvaccinated and Immunocompromised

9

Treatment for Mumps?

Suck it up
Maybe some corticosteroids if its severe

10

Prevention of Mumps?

MMR (12 months and before school)

11

What is Mumps vaccine made with?

Live virus