A neurological syndrome defined as inflammation of the brain parenchyma
HSV, mumps, arboviruses
What are 3 viruses that can cause encephalitis?
How big is a herpes simplex virus?
nucleic acid metabolism
One characteristic of herpes viruses is that they encode a large number of enzymes involved in...
One characteristic of herpes viruses is that viral DNA is synthesized and capsids are assembled in the...
One characteristic of herpes viruses is that viral genomes persist in a _______ in their hosts
productive, latent, reactivated
What are the 3 phases of herpesvirus infections?
What are two serologically distinct types of HSV?
What percentage of viral encephalitis is caused by HSV?
Varicella Zoster Virus
What is VZV?
What does primary VZV infection cause?
Reactivation of latent VZV causes...
What % of VZV seropositive individuals experience shingles?
What is a complication of shingles?
Inflammation of the meninges
Meningitis involves inflammatory cells in the...
Human enteroviruses are members of the Enterovirus genus of the ___ family
Enteroviruses are small positive strand ___ viruses
What are 2 types of virus that are enteroviruses?
The most common cause of aseptic meningitis
Most individuals infected with enteroviruses remain...
What is the drug treatment for enteroviral infections?
Arboviruses are transmitted predominantly via...
Severe demyelinating condition of the brain and spinal cord, associated with lymphocytic infiltration
What is the mortality rate for Postinfectious Encephalomyelitis caused by measles?
The commonest agent of viral infection of the CNS