Lecture_24_Objectives

Lecture_24_Objectives - Lecture 24 Objectives At the...

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Lecture 24 Objectives At the completion of the lecture and the assigned reading, the student should be able to: 1) Define the following terms [including what cell(s) the term applies to]: heterophile antibody – (used for diagnosis) IgM Ab capable of reacting w/ similar Ags from 2 or more unrelated species Forssman antibody – heterophile Abs formed in response to tissue from other species and these Ab agglutinate erythrocytes (rbc) 2) Identify which viruses (other common names) belong to the Herpes Virus Family. Herpes Simplex Virus, Epstein-Barr Virus, Cytomegalovirus, Varicella-Zoster Virus (HSV, EBV, SMV, VZV) 3) Identify the target tissue of HSV-1 and HSV-2 viruses and which is of most concern. HSV-1 oral herpes (cold sores, fever blisters) HSV-2 genital herpes, genital lesions w/ fever, inguinal lymphadenopathy and dysuria (painful urination), most serious 4) Identify the testing available for detection of HSV-1 and HSV-2 infection, whether the Ag or Ab to the virus is detected by serology, and which test is currently able to distinguish between HSV-1 and HSV-2. Tzanck smear a rapid smear of lesion that is stained/interoreted in cytology (old
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