Flashcards - Overview of RNA Viruses

Flashcards - Overview of RNA Viruses
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California encephalitis virus
California encephalitis virus was discovered in Kern County, California and causes encephalitis in humans
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viral gastroenteritis
Gastroenteritis, also known as infectious diarrhea, is inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract that involves the stomach and small intestine
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serotypes
A serotype or serovar is a distinct variation within a species of bacteria or virus or among immune cells of different individuals
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Viral hemorrhagic fever
The viral hemorrhagic fevers are a diverse group of animal and human illnesses in which fever and hemorrhage are caused by a viral infection
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Lassa virus
Lassa fever or Lassa hemorrhagic fever is an acute viral hemorrhagic fever caused by the Lassa virus and first described in 1969 in the town of Lassa, in Borno State, Nigeria
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Lassa virus
Lassa fever or Lassa hemorrhagic fever is an acute viral hemorrhagic fever caused by the Lassa virus and first described in 1969 in the town of Lassa, in Borno State, Nigeria
Viral hemorrhagic fever
The viral hemorrhagic fevers are a diverse group of animal and human illnesses in which fever and hemorrhage are caused by a viral infection
serotypes
A serotype or serovar is a distinct variation within a species of bacteria or virus or among immune cells of different individuals
viral gastroenteritis
Gastroenteritis, also known as infectious diarrhea, is inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract that involves the stomach and small intestine
California encephalitis virus
California encephalitis virus was discovered in Kern County, California and causes encephalitis in humans
icterus
Jaundice, also known as icterus, is a yellowish or greenish pigmentation of the skin and whites of the eyes due to high bilirubin levels
antigenic drift
Antigenic drift is a mechanism for variation in viruses that involves the accumulation of mutations within the genes that code for antibody-binding sites
neuraminidase
Neuraminidase enzymes are glycoside hydrolase enzymes that cleave the glycosidic linkages of neuraminic acids
poliovirus
Poliovirus, the causative agent of poliomyelitis , is a human enterovirus and member of the family of Picornaviridae
German measles
Rubella, also known as German measles or three-day measles, is an infection caused by the rubella virus

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