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Flashcards in Viral Pathogenesis Deck (4):
1

Which are "hardier," enveloped or non-enveloped viruses?

Non-enveloped

2

The likelihood of re-infection from a systemic virus is ______.

low, because the body usually develops IgG

3

______ viral infections usually have longer incubation periods.

Systemic

4

Describe the difference between persistent and latent viral infections.

Persistent infections involve the ongoing production of virions (such as HepB), while latent infections have a truly dormant state (Epstein-Barr).

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