Virology Study Guide

Course Summary

This Virology Study Guide course is the simplest way to prepare for a virology class or exam. This course teaches all the essential virology topics in a simple and fun video format. The video lessons are each about five minutes long and they're paired with practice quizzes to quickly review the most important topics covered.
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5 chapters in Virology Study Guide

Course Practice Test

Check your knowledge of this course with a 50-question practice test.
  • Comprehensive test covering all topics
  • Detailed video explanations for wrong answers
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Lesson 1 - Replication of RNA Viruses  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Lassa Virus and Bloody Fever: Arenaviridae Structure, Disease, and Transmission  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Gastrointestinal Infection by the Astroviridae Virus Family  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Californian Brain Inflammation: Bunyaviridae Structure, Transmission, and Disease  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - The Stomach Flu & Viruses of the Caliciviridae Virus Family  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - SARS: Diseases and Viruses of the Coronaviridae Virus Family  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - The Ebola Virus and other Deadly Filoviridae Viruses  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - West Nile Virus, Yellow Fever, and Hepatitis C: The Flaviviridae Virus Family  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - The Orthomyxoviridae Virus Family: Influenza, Flu Shots, and More  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Measles and Mumps: Disease of the Paramyxoviridae Virus Family  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Polio, Foot and Mouth Disease, and Hepatitis A: The Picornaviridae Virus Family  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - The Reoviridae Virus Family: Structure, Transmission, and Disease  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - HIV and AIDS: Mechanisms and Diseases of the Retroviridae Virus Family  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Rabies and Fear of Water: Diseases of the Rhabdoviridae Virus Family  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Rubella and German Measles: Diseases of the Togaviridae Virus Family  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Other RNA Virus Families of Importance  Take Quiz

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Practice Tests in this course
Check your knowledge of this course with a 50-question practice test. Once you take the test, you will receive a detailed exam report complete with your personal statistics and even specific lessons to focus on! Take the practice test now
Your detailed study guide will include:
  • Answers and detailed explanations to each question
  • Video lessons to explain complicated concepts
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