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1

Where does Pox virus replicate? why is this strange

in the cytoplasm
because DNA virus

2

how did the smallpox (poxvirus) vaccine work

induce immunity through introduction of avirulent form of poxvirus

3

how does smallpox spread

droplet transmission >5 microns 3-6 feet
aerosol transmission <5 micron suspended in air for long periods of time

4

where do small pox lesions accumulate

dense on face and palms with centrifugal spread and ulcerate deep

5

what is molluscum contagiosum and what causes it

small 1-2 mm white bumps with central dimple caused by poxvirus

6

What are the 3 members of PaPoVa viruses

PApilloma virus
Polyomavirus (BK and JC)
VA: simian vacuolating virus

7

what strains of HPV are assoc with cervical dysplasia

type 16 and 18

8

The HPV vaccine is protective against what strains

16 18 6 and 11

9

What is presentation of the BK polyomavirus

mild or asymptomatic infection in children
usually in immunocompromised causes nephritis and ureteral stenosis in renal transplant patients and hemorrhagic cystitis in bone marrow transplant rejection

10

What does JC polyomavirus cause in immunocompromised patients

Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
PML
CNS white matter damage
memory loss, poor speech and incoordination

11

What do the adenoviruses cause

URI
coughing and sneezing in children especially
rhinitis, conjunctivitis, sore throat and cough

12

what are the most common respiratory illnesses in children

RSV, metapneumovirus, parainfluenza, rhinovirus and adenovirus

13

What are the second most common viral causes of endemic diarrheal illness in infants and children

enteric adenoviruses

14

What does parvovirus cause in childhood

erythema infectiosum
fever and slapped face rash on cheeks

15

which DNA virus is circular

the PAPOVAviruses