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Infectious Mononucleosis
Caused by the Epstein-Barr Virus

AKA Kissing Disease

Btwn 15-25 years
Virus in saliva.
Direct contact or contaminated utensils. Fomites and Anthropod vectors???
How is Mononucleosis transmitted?
Mononucleosis
What disease is caused by the Epstein-barr virus or Human herpesvirus 4?
Mononucleosis
sore throat, fever, enlarged cervical lymph nodes (lymphodenopathy), Gray/White pharyngeal exudate, skin rash, and enlarged spleen and liver. Fatigue.

Can cause leukocytosis: B-cells, T suppressor cells and Cytotoxic T-cells.
Burkitts Lymphoma
Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma
Lymphatic Tumors
What are the disease that have oncogenic portential and that are caused by Mononucleiosis?
Burkitts Lymphoma
Disease that has oncogenic potential from Mono

B-cell malignency in the jaw area.
Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma
Disease that has oncogenic potential from Mono

Malignancy of epithelial cells in immunesuppressed individuals, malaria patients and AIDS patients.
Lymphatic Tumors
Disease that has oncogenic potential from Mono

In kidney transplant patients and AIDS related cancers.
Cytomegalic Inclusion Disease
What does Cytomegalovirus cause?
Cytomegalovirus
What is another genus name for Human herpes virus 5?
Cytomegalovirus
What does the "C" in STORCH stand for?
Cytomegalovirus
What is the most common cause of congenital infections.
Syphilis
What does the "S" in STORCH stand for?
Toxoplasmosis
What does the "T" in STORCH stand for?
Other
Borrelia
What does the "O" in STORCH stand for?
Herpes Simplex Viruses
What does the "H" in STORCH stand for?
STORCH
Organisms that can infect a developing fetus are referred to as ________.
STORCH
Transmitted by:
saliva
respiratory mucus
brast milk
ine
semen
blood
cervical secretions
feces
sexual contact
vaginal birth
transplacental
blood transfusions
organ transplants
Cytomegalovirus
Most adults are asymptomatic. Increased pathology in fetuses, newborns and immunodefficient individuals.

Name disease.
Congenital CMV
Developing trauma: Enlarged liver and spleen
CNS: Microcephaly, seizures, ocular inflammation -> death may follow.
Survivors exhibit long-term neurological sequalae (hearing and vision disorders and mental retardation)
Disseminated Cytomegalovirus
Opportunist in AIDS patients: Fever, severe diarrhea, hepatitis, arthritis, pneumonia -> high mortality. INCREASED RISK OF SECONDARY BACTERIAL AND FUNGAL INCFECTIONS.
Arbovirus
What genus or organism causes yellow fever?
Monkeys
What is the natural resevior for the Yellow Fever's arbovirus?
Flavivirus
french built the panama canal and had to stop because of an outbreak of Yellow fever.
Mosquito bite
How is Flavivirus Yellow Fever transmitted?
jaundice
bile pigments in blood
Yellow fever
Blood -> lymph nodes -> jaundice -> fever -> bleeding gums -> bloody stools -> vomiting blood -> delirium.
jaundice
Why is Yellow fever called Yellow fever?
Vaccine
Mosquito control
How is Yellow fever prevented?
Dengue Fever
Virus is closely related to Yellow Fever virus.

Trans: mosquito

High fever, sharp pain in muscles and joints (Break bone fever)
Break bone fever
Dengue fever is also known as _______ bone fever.
Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome
Name the disease with the common name of Four Corners disease?
deer mouse and rodent bites
How is Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome transmitted?
Infected rodents:
shed live virus in salvia
feces
urine
Inhalation of dried rodent urine or feces.
rodent bites
No evidence of human to human transmission.
How is Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome transmitted?
Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome
Flu-like symptoms, fever, muscle aches, cough and headache -> respiratory problems worsen -> Lungs fill with fluid -> death from respiratory failure, often with as little as 4 hours.

Name disease.
Rodent control
How can Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome be prevented?