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t/f
viruses are alive
false
t/f
Viruses can be cultured using the same methods as bacteria and fungi.
false
t/f
virus can be seen with a light microscope.
true but just a few
Viral capsids are constructed from ________ subunits.
capsomeres
virus families in end
-viridae
virus genera end in
virus
What is the difference between DNA virus replication and RNA virus replication?
DNA - nucleus
RNA - cytoplasm
The influenza virus vaccine has traditionally been cultured in?
chicken eggs
prions are composed of
protein
t/f
There are hundreds of species of bacteria living on the skin
true
most are harmless
About 4% of the population carry ---- on their skin.
S. aureus
t/f
You can "catch" shingles from someone currently experiencing a shingles out break.
false
t/f
most warts disappear on their own after 2-3 years.
true
the --- can regenerate quickly if superficially damaged
conjuctiva
The reduced immunity if the eye to protect vision is know as?
immune privileged
Conjuctivitis caused by bacteria has a ---- exudate and viral conjunctivitis has a --- exudate
milky, clear
Which of the following eye diseases does not lead to blindness
conjunctivitis