Flashcards in Viral infections of skin and soft tissue I Deck (23):
In which skin layer are new HPV virions forming?
HPV belongs to what family?
Is HPV enveloped or non-enveloped?
What is the HPV genome?
What is the diagnosis for HPV warts?
Hyperkeratosis and koilocytes
What are koilocytes?
Cells with an aberrant, large nucleus surrounded by an unstained halo
What condition is characterized by large eosinophilic cytoplasmic inclusions?
Molluscum contagiosum (molluscum bodies)
Molluscum contagiosum belongs to what family?
What is the molluscum contagiosum genome?
Where does molluscum contagiosum replicate?
Is HSV enveloped?
What is the HSV genome?
What is characteristic about chickenpox lesions?
Found in crops - multiple evolutionary stages in that area of the body
What virus is responsible for chickenpox?
What is the cause of shingles?
Varicella-zoster virus reactivation
What family does varicella-zoster virus belong to?
Is varicella-zoster virus enveloped or non-enveloped?
What is the varicella-zoster virus genome?
Where does varicella-zoster virus maintain latency?
How many serotypes of varicella-zoster virus exist?
How is varicella-zoster virus diagnosed?
Tzanck smear, ELISA, latex agglutination
What type of vaccine is the varicella vaccine?