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Chapter 32: Adenoviruses

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What adenovirus protein or proteins regulate early transcription of the viral genes and modulate the cell cycle?

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(A) Fiber

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(B) Hexon

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(C) Penton

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(D) Terminal protein

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(E) E1 region protein

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(F) Cysteine proteinase

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(G) E3 region protein

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What adenovirus protein serves as primer for initiation of viral DNA synthesis?

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(A) Fiber

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(B) Hexon

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(C) Penton

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(D) Terminal protein

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(E) E1 region protein

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(F) Cysteine proteinase

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(G) E3 region protein

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What adenovirus protein comprises the majority of capsomeres making up the virus capsid?

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(A) Fiber

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(B) Hexon

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(C) Penton

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(D) Terminal protein

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(E) E1 region protein

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(F) Cysteine proteinase

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(G) E3 region protein

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A 3-month-old infant had watery diarrhea and fever for 10 days. Rotavirus or adenovirus types 40 and 41 are the suspected agents. What type of specimen would be most appropriate for detection of adenovirus types 40 and 41 infection in this patient?

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(A) Blood

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(B) Urine

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(C) Conjunctival swab

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(D) Stool

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(E) Throat swab

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(F) Cerebrospinal fluid

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Which of the following human diseases has not been associated with adenoviruses?

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(A) Cancer

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(B) Common colds

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(C) Acute respiratory diseases

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(D) Keratoconjunctivitis

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(E) Gastroenteritis

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(F) Hemorrhagic cystitis

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A 2½-year-old child attending nursery school acquires a mild respiratory infection. Other children in the nursery school have similar illnesses. Which adenovirus types are the most likely causes of the illnesses?

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