This post was most recently updated on December 29th, 2018
…….. are the only viruses that produce genome DNA by reverse transcription with mRNA as the template.
a. Hepadnaviruses b. retroviruses c. Influenza viruses d. SARS viruses
……….. virus is also known as enterovirus 72?
a. Hepatitis A b. Hepatitis E c. Polio d. Rota
………… virus is a defective virus?
a. Influenza b. SARS c. Marburg d. Hepatitis D
Which of the following statement about Hepatitis virus is not right?
a. Chronic carriage of HBV is much higher than the rate of chronic carriage of HCV
b. Hepatitis D Virus has only one serotype because HBsAg has only one serotype
c. Hepatitis E virus does not have carrier prolong carrier stage
d. Person immunized against HBV will not be infected by Hepatitis D Virus
Which of the following statement regarding Hepatitis B Immune globulin (HBIG) is not correct?
a. Hepatitis B Immune globulin (HBIG) contains high titer of HBsAb
b. HBIG is prepared from sera of patients who are recovered from hepatitis B.
c. HBIG is used to provide immediate, passive protection to individuals
d. HBIG is not recommended to give to a newborn whose mother is HBsAg positive, because their blood already contains HBsAb.
Which of the following statement regarding Hepatitis Virus culture is right?
a. Both Hepatitis A virus and Hepatitis C Virus has not yet been grown to cell culture
b. Hepatitis A virus can be grown to cell culture but Hepatitis C virus has not yet been grown in cell culture.
c. Hepatitis C virus can be grown to cell culture but Hepatitis A virus has not yet been grown in cell culture.
d. None of the Hepatitis virus (HAV, HBV, HCV, HDV, HGV) grows in cell culture.
Which of the following statement(s) regarding laboratory diagnosis of Hepatitis virus is/are misleading?
a. Recombinant Immunoblot Assay (RIBA) is one of the confirmatory test used to diagnose HCV infection
b. The most important laboratory test for the detection of early HBV infection is the immunoassay for HBsAg
c. The detection of IgG antibody in patients serum is the most important test for presumptive diagnosis of HAV infection
d. The diagnosis of HDV Infection in the laboratory can be made by detecting delta antigen.