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Virus Classification

Identification of virus classes and which viruses belong to them

QuestionAnswer
What is the identifying feature of Class I viruses? Double Stranded DNA
Papovirus (warts, cervical cancer) Class I virus (Double Stranded DNA)
What Class I virus causes warts and cervical cancer? Papovirus
Adenovirus (respiratory disease) Class I virus (Double Stranded DNA)
What Class I virus causes respiratory disease? Adenovirus
Herpes Virus (cold sores, genital herpes, chicken pox, mononucleosis) Class I Virus (Double Stranded DNA)
What Class I Virus causes cold sores, genital herpes, chicken pox and mononucleosis? Herpes Virus
Poxvirus (smallpox, cowpox) Class I virus (Double Stranded DNA)
What Class I virus causes small pox and cow pox? Poxvirus
What is the identifying feature of Class II Viruses? Single Stranded DNA
Parvovirus (Fifth Disease) Class II Virus (Single Stranded DNA)
Which Class II Virus causes Fifth Disease in humans? Parvovirus
What is the identifying feature of Class III viruses? Double stranded RNA
Coronavirus (SARS) Class III Virus (Double Stranded RNA)
What Class III Virus causes SARS? Coronavirus
Picornavirus (polio, common cold) Class III Virus (Double Stranded RNA)
Which Class III Virus causes polio and the common cold? Picornavirus
Togavirus (rubella, yellow fever) Class III Virus (Double Stranded RNA)
Which Class III Virus causes rubella and yellow fever? Togavirus
Hepatitis C Virus Class III Virus (Double Stranded RNA)
What is the identifying feature of Class IV Viruses? Single stranded RNA acting as mRNA
Rhabdovirus (rabies) Class IV Virus (positive Single stranded RNA acting as mRNA)
What Class IV Virus causes rabies? Rhabdovirus
Paramyxovirus (measles, mumps) Class IV Virus (positive Single stranded RNA acting as mRNA)
What Class IV Virus causes measles and mumps? Paramyxovirus
Orthomyxovirus (Influenzas) Class IV Virus (positive Single stranded RNA acting as mRNA)
What Class IV Virus causes influenza? Orthomyxovirus
Bunyavirus (Korean hemorrhagic fever) Class IV Virus (positive Single stranded RNA acting as mRNA)
Which Class IV Virus causes Korean hemorrhagic fever? Bunyavirus
Arenavirus (Lassa Fever) Class IV Virus (positive Single stranded RNA acting as mRNA)
What Class IV Virus causes Lassa Fever? Arenavirus
What is the identifying feature of Class V Viruses? Negative Single stranded RNA used as a template for mRNA synthesis
Reovirus (diarrhea) Class V Virus (negative Single stranded RNA used as a template for mRNA synthesis)
What Class V Virus causes diarrhea? Reovirus
What is the identifying feature of Class VI viruses? Positive single stranded RNA with DNA intermediate in its replication
Retrovirus (Leukemia, AIDS) Class VI virus
What Class VI Virus causes Leukemia and AIDS? Retrovirus (positive single stranded RNA with DNA intermediate in its replication)
What is the identifying feature of a Class VII virus? Double stranded DNA with an RNA intermediate in its replication
Hepatitis B Virus Class VII Virus (Double stranded DNA with an RNA intermediate in its replication)
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