Flashcards in Viruses/Fungi 4 Deck (18)
EBV stands for
Epstein-Barr infectious mononucleosis virus
% of people who develop mono
30-50% of young adults
EBV incubation period
How long do symptoms of EBV last?
- typically 6-10 days
- can last weeks
- sore throat
- tender cervical lymphadenopathy
- abdominal pain
Why would you get abdominal pain with EBV?
complications of EBV
- splenic rupture (look fro Kehr's sign)
What other condition is associated with EBV?
association between infectious mono and subsequent development of MS
- twice as likely to develop
- may be associated with an immune response
What type of virus is CMV?
DNA (common opportunistic infection with HIV/AIDS)
CMV symptom occurrence
- Many don’t know they’re infected
- Show no symptoms
What types of symptoms occur with CMV?
- flare-ups of mono-like symptoms
- typically remains dormant if you're healthy
s/s of CMV DISEASE
- GI ulcers
- behavior changes
- visual changes/blindness
How is CMV spread through the body?
- cells to the lungs
CMV in children
- can lead to developmental disabilities
Roseola human herpes virus (HHV): occurrence
most common in children aged:
6 mo - 3 years
Are symptoms of roseola (type 6) usually serious?
What are the s/s of roseola?
*not itchy or painful as compared to chickenpox)