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1

Describe the structure and genome of HSV-1.

2

Describe the relationship of herpesviruses and latency.

3

Describe the various cell receptors for the herpesviruses.

4

Describe the transcription of the herpesviruses also explain the alpha, beta and gamma proteins.

5

Describe the Lytic Virus Life Cycle for HHV-I.

6

Herpesviruses are capable of forming?

Multinucleated giant cells - syncytia

7

Describe the pathogenesis of HSV-1 and HSV-2.

8

Describe the epidemiology of HSV-1.

9

Describe the latency of HSV-1 and HSV-2.

10

Describe the different sites of latency of the different herpesviruses.

11

Describe the clinical manifestations of HSV-1 (HHV-1) and HSV-2 (HHV-2).

12

Describe Herpes Labialis.

13

Who is the main culprit for genital herpes?

HSV-2

14

Describe the typical clinical course of genital herpes.

15

What is eczema hepeticum?

16

What is herpes whitlow?

17

What is herpes gladiatorum?

18

What is herpes keratoconjunctivitis?

19

Important: Describe the relationship of herpesvirus and encephalitis.

20

Describe the characteristics of neonatal herpes.

21

Describe the characteristics of Varicella-Zoster (VZV).

22

What is the mechanism of spread of VZV?

23

What is the time course of VZV?

24

What is the difference between chickenpox and zoster?

25

Describe congenital varicella.

26

What are the different drugs used to treat HSV-1, HSV-2 and VZV?

27

What techniques can be used to make a diagnosis of HHV-1, HHV-2, or VZV?

28

What is a Tzanck smear?

29

What is the vaccine for VZV?

30

What are the 3 potential outcomes of Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV/HHV-4)?