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- Dengue Virus
- Chikungunya Virus
- Epidemiology: Chikungunya in the World
- Epidemiology: Chikungunya in the United States
- Clinical Manifestations of Chikungunya Virus
- Laboratory Diagnosis of Chikungunya Virus
- Chikungunya Case Study
- Other than fever, what is the most common clinical feature of chikungunya virus infection?
- All of the following statements regarding chikungunya virus are true, except:
- Zika Virus
- Zika Virus
- Zika Virus History
- Zika Virus Transmission
- Zika Clinical Manifestations
- Zika Laboratory Diagnosis
- Special Precautions for Zika Virus
- Zika Case Study
- CDC Algorithm for Detection of Chikungunya, Dengue, and Zika Viruses
- To which flavivirus is the Zika virus most closely related?
- Zika virus is transmitted to humans primarily through:
- West Nile Virus
- West Nile Virus (WNV)
- Epidemiology: WNV in the United States
- Clinical Manifestations of WNV
- Laboratory Diagnosis of WNV
- Prevention of WNV
- WNV Case Study
- What is the predominant host (not vector) for West Nile virus (WNV)?
- In most people, the clinical manifestations of West Nile virus include:
- Eastern Equine Encephalitis
- Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE)
- Clinical Manifestations of EEE
- Laboratory Diagnosis of EEE
- Horses are the primary reservoir of EEE.
- Most cases of EEE are seen in which regions of the United States?
- La Crosse Virus
- La Crosse Virus (LACV)
- Epidemiology: LACV
- Clinical Manifestations of LACV
- La Crosse Encephalitis Laboratory Diagnosis
- LACV Case Study: Encephalitis Outbreak
- Which of the following is a reservoir host for La Crosse encephalitis virus?
- In most cases, La Crosse virus presents in:
- St. Louis Encephalitis Virus
- St. Louis Encephalitis Virus (SLEV)
- Epidemiology: SLEV
- Clinical Manifestations of SLEV
- Laboratory Diagnosis of SLEV
- The reservoir hosts of SLEV are:
- What percentage of SLEV cases are asymptomatic?
- Yellow Fever
- Yellow Fever Virus
- Epidemiology: Yellow Fever
- Clinical Manifestations of Yellow Fever
- Laboratory Diagnosis of Yellow Fever
- Yellow Fever Case Study
- All of the following are true regarding yellow fever virus, except:
- Select the true statement regarding the clinical manifestations of yellow fever.
- Prevention of Mosquito-Borne Viral Diseases
- Use of Insect Repellents
- Physical Barriers to Mosquito Bites
- Prevent Breeding of Mosquitoes
- The following is true regarding the use of insect repellents for prevention of mosquito-borne viral diseases:
- Physical barriers to mosquito bites include all of the following, except:
Level of instruction: Intermediate
Intended audience: Medical laboratory scientists, medical technologists, and technicians. This course is also appropriate for medical laboratory science students and pathology residents.
Author information: Lynda Britton, PhD, MLS(ASCP)CM, SM received her BS degree in medical technology from the University of Texas at Arlington and her doctorate from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA. She began her career as a bench microbiologist and worked in several states. Currently, Lynda is the Clinical Coordinator for the Medical Laboratory Sciences Program at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, LA. She is a professor and teaches microbiology and molecular diagnosis.
Reviewer information: Rodney E. Rohde, PhD, MS, SV, SM(ASCP)CMMBCM is the Professor and Chair of the Clinical Laboratory Science Program in the College of Health Professions at Texas State University in San Marcos, TX. Dr. Rohde brings his career experiences as a public and clinical microbiologist and infectious disease expert from CDC and the Texas Department of State Health Services Bureau of Laboratories and Zoonosis Control to the classroom. He is also the Associate Dean for Research and has been recognized with multiple research and teaching awards of excellence.
Reviewer information: Julie Ann West, PhD, MLS(ASCP)CM, SM(ASCP)CM is experienced as a Technical Specialist, Safety Officer, Educator, and Lead in the Veterans Administration Healthcare System, and has prior experience as an Administrative Laboratory Director. Dr. West is certified by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) and as a Specialist in Microbiology (SM). In addition, Dr. West has earned a PhD in Public Health - Infectious Disease Epidemiology - and is Certified in Public Health (CPH) by the National Board of Public Health Examiners.
Course Description: This course is intended to serve as an overview of mosquito-borne viral diseases: epidemiology, clinical manifestations, and laboratory diagnosis.