What is unique about the Hepadnaviridae family of viruses?
Which of the following characteristics are common to Poxviridae, Herpesviridae, and Hepadnaviridae?
High fever, headache, extreme fatigue, and a rash on the face that progresses to fluid and pus filled sores before crusting over and healing are signs and symptoms consistent with infection with
Which of the following statements is true of both molluscum contagiosum and smallpox?
A teenager shows up at a clinic with lesions on his face. The sores are raised light colored bumps with a waxy texture. A few similar lesions are present on the torso as well. With which of the following viruses might he be infected?
An older adult is complaining of an intensely painful rash that has appeared as a patch on one side of his chest. This description is consistent with
Which of the following human herpesvirus infections is associated with a 30-80% fatality rate?
Characteristic features of the herpesvirus used for diagnosis include the
Human herpesvirus 4 (EBV) is implicated in which of the following diseases?
Which of the following statements concerning genital warts is FALSE?
Which of the following statements about the polyoma BK virus is TRUE?
A young man goes to a clinic complaining of discomfort in his foot especially when standing. Upon examination, the clinician observes raised bumps with rough surfaces on the sole of his foot. These lesions are consistent with
Which of the following is the only DNA virus that that can cause viral hepatitis?
Which of the following increases the risk of permanent liver damage with hepatitis B infection?
Hepatitis B virus releases a large amount of viral antigen, which benefits the patient by
Which of the following statements concerning the hepatitis B vaccine is FALSE?
Which of the following statements regarding the association of hepatitis B with live cancer is FALSE?
Which of the following viruses are the only ssDNA viruses that cause disease in humans?
A scientist discovers a new virus that causes mild respiratory disease in humans. He is able to isolate, purify, and characterize the virus. the virus preparation contains double stranded DNA and no lipid. to which of the following virus families does this new virus likely belong?
The large size of poxviruses allows them to
A blood sample showing neutropenia and large B lymphocytes with atypical nuclei is characteristic of infection with
What conditions may trigger reactivation of latent herpesvirus infections?
Vaccinia, or cowpox, was used to eradicate the related small pox virus. this would make it an
A homeschooled child recently visited an ailing great-grandparent who was complaining of a painful rash. Even though the child had had no contact with children suffering from chickenpox, the child developed chickenpox. how id the child contract the infection?
Reactivation of latent _______ in immunosuppressed individuals may result in disease of the brain known as progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PLM).
Reactivation of _______ in immunosuppressed persons may produce Kaposi's sarcoma, a cancer of the blood vessels.
A childhood illness caused by a herpesvirus and characterized by a "rosy" rash all over the body is known as
Infection of the respiratory system by _____ may develop into symptoms of a common cold
Painful, blister-like lesions that progressively become filled with pus suggest infection with a (herpesvirus/ poxvirus).
An inflamed blister on the finger caused by either HHV-1 or HHV-2 is known as a (blister/ wart/ whitlow).
The condition in which athletes develop herpes lesions on their skin as a result of coming in contact with herpes lesions during wrestling is known as herpes (gladiatorum/ whitlow/ zoster).
Skin lesions described as "dewdrops on rose petals" are characteristic of (chickenpox/ shingles).
Individuals who have had chickenpox may develop (cancer/ shingles/ whitlow) later in life if they experience severe stress or immune suppression.
In infections with human herpesvirus (1/ 2/3 / 4) the virus becomes latent in B lymphocytes and suppresses apoptosis, thus providing one source of lymphomas associated with this virus.
The autoimmune disease multiple sclerosis may result from infection with human herpesvirus (3/ 4/ 6/ 8).
Cytomegalovirus can be (chronic/ oncogenic/ teratogenic) if it infects fetal stem cells.
The cauliflower-like growths on the genitalia called condylomata acuminate are caused by (herpesviruses/ papillomaviruses/ parvoviruses)
The search for cancer-causing viruses led scientists to discover a group of viruses called (papillomaviruses/ parvoviruses/ polyomaviruses) that are capable of causing several different types of tumors in humans.
Hepatitis B virus replicates in the liver cells and is released by (exocytosis/ lysis), which contributes to the infection becoming chronic.