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Flashcards in Viral infections of blood and tissues II Deck (16):
1

What are the most common viruses causing myocarditis?

Adenoviruses, enteroviruses

2

What is the preferred diagnostic method for myocarditis?

PCR

3

Mumps virus belongs to what family?

Paramyxoviridae

4

What is the mumps virus genome?

-ssRNA

5

When is MMRV vaccine initiated?

1st dose 12-15 months, 2nd dose 4-6 years

6

Kaposi's sarcoma has what cellular morphology?

Spindle

7

Is HHV8 enveloped?

Yes

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What is the HHV8 genome?

dsDNA

9

What is the presentation for adult T cell lymphoma?

Lymphadenopathy, hepatosplenomegaly, hypercalcemia, skin infiltration of tumor cells

10

What is the key cytological marker of adult T cell lymphoma?

Flower cells

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What is the diagnosis for adult T cell lymphoma?

Detection of antibodies to human T cell leukemia virus 1 (HTLV-1)

12

What are the symptoms of HTLV-1 associated myelopathy (HAM)?

Stiff gait, lower extremity weakness, back pain, incontinence

13

Does human T cell leukemia virus have an envelope?

Yes

14

What is the human T cell leukemia genome?

+ssRNA

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What is one main difference between HTLV and HIV infection?

HTLV targets the GLUT-1 receptor for entry

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What is the cause of adult T cell lymphoma?

HTLV-1