Microbiology, Uncategorized

Quiz 3, RNA viruses, Protozoa, Helminths

QUIZ 3
RNA Viruses
Picornoviridae
A. Rhinovirus
– Rhinovirus (icosahedral, naked)
B. Enterovirus
– Hepatitis A Virus (icosahedral, naked)
– Echovirus (icosahedral, naked)
– Coxsackievirus A (icosahedral, naked)
– Coxsackievirus B (icosahedral, naked)
– Poliovirus (icosahedral, naked)
Caliciviridae Calcivirus
– Norwalk virus, Norovirus (icosahedral naked)
– Hepatitis E Virus (icosahedral naked)
Coronaviridae Coronavirus
– Coronavirus (helical, naked)
Orthomyxoviridae Influenzavirus A, B, C
– Influenza Virus, “The Flu” (helical, enveloped)
Paramyxoviridae Morbillivirus
– Measles Virus, Rubeola (helical, enveloped)
Paramyxoviridae Pneumovirus
– Respiratory Syncytial Virus RSV (helical, enveloped)
Paramyxoviridae Rubulavirus
– Mumps Virus (helical, enveloped)
Rhabdoviridae Lyssavirus
– Rabies Virus (enveloped)
Retroviridae Lentivirus
– HIV-1, HIV-2 (icosahedral enveloped)
Protozoa
Plasmodium falciparum, vivax, ovale, malariae (sprozoan)
– Malaria (systemic infection)
Cryptosporidium parvum
– Cryptosporidiosis (GI infection)
Trichomonas vaginalis
– Trichomoniasis (urogenital infection)
Giardia lamblia
– Giardiasis (GI infection)
Babesia microti (intracellular sporozoan parasite)
– Babesiasis (respiratory, heart, renal infection)
Toxoplasma gondii (coccidian)
– Toxoplasmosis (systemic infection)
Entamoeba histolytica
– Amebiasis (GI infection)
Balantidium coli
– Balantidiasis (GI infection)
Helminths
Taenia solium
– Taeniasis, Cysticercosis (pork tapeworm, intestinal, lung, tissue, CNS infection)
Ascaris lumbricoides
– Ascariasis (nematode-roundworm, most common helminthic intestinal infection)
Enterobius vermicularis
– Pinworm (nematode-roundworm, intestinal infection)
Schistosoma species
– Schistosomiasis, Blood fluke, Katayama fever (flatworm, tissue infection)


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