Chose a virus from a viral family

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write a 3-4 page paper in MLA style with cited sources.

1. Chose a virus from a viral family

2. Describe the virus and its family

3. Describe the viral morphology

3a. DNA vs RNA?

4. Describe how the virus is detected

4a. How is it analyzed in the laboratory

5. Describe the illness(es) caused by the virus

5a. How is the virus transmitted

5b. Is the virus oncogenic

6. Describe how the virus is treated

7. Is there a vaccine for the prevention of the viral illnesses

CAN'T USE HIV

NO PLAGARISM

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HEPATITIS B VIRUS

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Hepatitis B Virus
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HEPATITIS B VIRUS

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HEPATITIS B VIRUS
Question 1
The hepatitis B virus is abbreviated as HVB; it’s also called serum hepatitis. The hepatitis
B virus belongs to genus Orthohepadnavirus and the Hepadnaviridae family.
Question 2
The Hepatitis B virus is a double-stranded DNA virus, in the genus of Orthohepadnavirus
where it’s in the family of the hepadnaviridae. The hepadnaviridae family has two other genera;
the first is the Avihepadnavirus while the second is not assigned. The hepadnaviridae family is
not assigned to any order in viral classification. The species of hepatitis B virus causes hepatitis
B infection. Similar viruses to hepatitis B have been found in all apes. Hepatitis B is divided into
four serotypes depending on the antigenic epitopes on its envelope. The four strains of the
hepatitis B virus is also divided into ten genotypes and then grouped further into forty small subgenotypes based on nucleotide sequence variation of the genome. The genotype influences the
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