DNA viruses

Herpesviridae

Herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2

Varicella-zoster virus

Human herpesvirus-6

Cytomegalovirus

Epstein-Barr virus

Papovaviridae

JC virus

Adapted from Bale JF Viral encephalitis Med Clin North Am 1993;77:2542.

may enter the host through the mucosal surfaces of the gastrointestinal or respiratory tract. Enteroviruses are acquired most commonly by fecal-oral contamination and, less commonly, via aerosolized respiratory droplets. Enteroviruses

Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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