Flashcards in Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases Deck (40)
Which does not have an increasing trend?
How did humans get infected with Lassa fever?
through animals who got displaced due to food search, right after deforestation or climate change
cause of Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome + identify if emerging/re-emerging
Sin Nombre Hantavirus
usual reservoir host of Hantavirus
epidemic kidney disease c/o Puumala strain of Hantavirus
Which is not a zoonosis?
A.Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome
origin of SARS Coronavirus
possible deliberate release of infectious agents by dissident individuals or terrorist groups
mechanism for combating int'l disease outbreaks, c/o WHO. ensure rapid deployment of technical assistance, contribute to long-term epidemic preparedness and capacity building
Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network
Family of Ebola virus
True or False: Ebola virus has a chronic carrier state.
False. All its infections are acute.
Ebola virus was first discovered in the __
Democratic Republic of Congo
Which Ebola virus subspecies came from monkeys in the Philippines?
likely reservoir host of Ebola
Which is not a mode of transmission for Ebola?
A.direct contact with blood of infected individual
Which is false?
A. Clinical diagnosis is difficult in newly infected persons due to non-specificity of organisms.
B. There is a drug against Ebola virus that is being sold in the market.
C. Most, if not all, Ebola cases are in Africa.
drug still on trial
Enumerate three barrier nurse techniques for Ebola prevention
infection control measure use
isolation of Ebola HF patients from contact with unprotected persons
Which is the least accurate method of diagnosis for Ebola?
B. Virus isolation
D. IgM ELISA
What does MERS-CoV stand for?
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus
genus of MERS-CoV
former name of MERS-CoV
MERS-CoV has strong tropism for what cells?
nonciliated bronchial epithelial cells
enumerate natural animal reservoir host of MERS-CoV
Egyptian tomb bat
MERS-CoV main mode of transmission
genome of Ebola virus
negative single stranded RNA
How many structural proteins does Ebola virus have?
Enumerate immune system mediators of Ebola virus
causative agent of Hemorrhagic Fever with Renal Syndrome
Hantaan and Sin Nombre virus are types of __