Flashcards in Viral Infections Deck (10):
Name the smallest obligate intracellular pathogen, with no organized cellular structure?
Viruses consist of what, surrounding a nucleic acid core?
Are viruses capable or incapable of replication outside a living cell?
A virus will attach to a host cell, enter it, and then release what?
How do viruses work?
VIRUS TAKES CONTROL OF CELL, REPLICATING VIRUS
HOST CELL WILL USUALLY DIE
DEATH RELEASES VIRAL REPLICATIONS
OTHER CELLS BECOME INFECTED
Some viruses leave their genetic material in the host, where it remains ___________.
Name the 3 major viral invasion routes?
1. NASAL and RESPIRATORY
2. ORAL and GASTROINTENSITAL
3. BLOOD and BODILY FLUIDS
Name the body's two responses to viral infections?
Which response of the body to viral infection includes vascular congestion and leakage of exudate?