Flashcards in Viral infections of blood and tissues II Deck (16):
What are the most common viruses causing myocarditis?
What is the preferred diagnostic method for myocarditis?
Mumps virus belongs to what family?
What is the mumps virus genome?
When is MMRV vaccine initiated?
1st dose 12-15 months, 2nd dose 4-6 years
Kaposi's sarcoma has what cellular morphology?
Is HHV8 enveloped?
What is the HHV8 genome?
What is the presentation for adult T cell lymphoma?
Lymphadenopathy, hepatosplenomegaly, hypercalcemia, skin infiltration of tumor cells
What is the key cytological marker of adult T cell lymphoma?
What is the diagnosis for adult T cell lymphoma?
Detection of antibodies to human T cell leukemia virus 1 (HTLV-1)
What are the symptoms of HTLV-1 associated myelopathy (HAM)?
Stiff gait, lower extremity weakness, back pain, incontinence
Does human T cell leukemia virus have an envelope?
What is the human T cell leukemia genome?
What is one main difference between HTLV and HIV infection?
HTLV targets the GLUT-1 receptor for entry