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What are the general characteristics of orthomyxoviruses?

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Describe the process of orthomyxovirus entry into a cell.

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Describe the process of orthomyxovirus replication in a cell.

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Describe the transmission of influenza virus.

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Describe the pathogenesis of influenza viruses (orthomyxovirus).

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What is the timeline of influenza virus?

7

Draw a flow chart of the pathogenesis of the influenza virus.

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What is the role of innate immunity in defense against the orthomyxoviruses?

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What are the clinical symptoms of influenza A?

Respiratory symptoms include - dry non-productive cough, pharyngeal pain, and nasal congestion

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What is antigenic drift vs antigenic shift?

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What is genetic reassortment in influenza A?

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What are the complications associated with influenza virus?

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What are the characteristics of influenza virus vaccines?

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What are paramyxoviruses?

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What is the general structure of paramyxoviruses?

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What is the process of replication of paramyxoviruses?

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Paramyxoviruses tend to form?

Syncytia

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What type of immune response is essential against the measels virus?

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What is the pathogenesis of the measels virus?

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What is the time course associated with the measels virus?

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How will a patient with measels present in clinic?

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What types of complications can occur from the measels virus?

Respiratory

Neurological

Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis

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What are the stages of SSPE?

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Describe immunity to influenza virus infections.

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What is used to make a measels diagnosis?

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What are the characteristics of the mumps virus?

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What is the mechanism of spread of the mumps virus?

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What is the time course of a mumps infection?

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What are the characteristics of respiratory syncytial virus?

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What are the symptoms of RSV?