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23 Cards in this Set

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5 year old boy presents with Flaccid paralysis which ultimately lead to paralysis
Destruction of motor neurons in ant horn of spinal chord is noted
Poliomyelitis, type 1
20 year old woman with sore throat, headache and a temp of 39 that onset suddenly. Ulcers on tonsils and palate are seen.
Coxsackie group A
7 year old boy with headache and stiff neck. Also has a temp of 38.2
Coxsackie A or B: think aseptic meningitis
Tropical spastic paraparesis and myelopathy (inflammation/injury of spinal chord)
30 year old man who is febrile (39.0), influenza-like, with a headache, sore throat and lymphadenopathy and myalgias. Meningitis or encephalitis suspected. Which org?
West nile virus
20 year old woman with a fever of 40, reported intermitant chills, and was vomiting. You note jaundice and renal failure.
Yellow fever
35 year old man with fever, headache and lumbosacral pain. Not too worried becuase you suspect....
Dengue Fever
90 year old woman with meningoencephalitis
St. Louis Encephalitis
Picorna Protease L, 2A, 3C
Flavi NS3
Picorna RdRp 3D
Flavi NS5
Picorna capsid VP1, 2, 3, 4
Flavi C protein
50 year old woman in coma with seizures. Earlier she complained of muscle pain. You did nothing because you thought she was annoying. She dies. Small hemorages in brain are noted in autopsy. You suspect...
Eastern equine encephalitis
34 year old man, difficulty breathing and swallowing with increased muscle tone. Cytoplasmic eosinophilic inclusion bodies are noted in the lab as well as neuronal necrosis.
Rhabdovirus: rabies
How is West Nile transmitted?
Through mosquitos and ticks
Reservoir for West Nile?
Birds (flavivirus)
How is dengue fever transmitted?
What is the reservoir for dengue?
How does dengue fever cause relapsing disease?
Four serotypes
Why don't Abs to dengue fever work well?
Becuase Abs to one serotype would not work against another
What does dengue cause?
Dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) and dengue shock syndrome (DSS)
How is St Louise Encephalitis transmited?
What is the reservoir for St Louis Encephalitis?
Which disease is rare but very fatal that is transimited by mosquitos and can cause small hemorrhages in the brain?
Eastern Equine Encephalitis