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MICROBIOLOGY

  • Paramyxovirus (Rubulavirus, order Mononegavirales, negative-sense, single-strand RNA) spread by respiratory transmission
    • Enveloped virus with structure and non-structural proteins
      • Hemagglutinin-neuraminidase (HN)and fusion (F) proteins required for cellular entry and budding
      • Epithelial cells, parotid, salivary glands infected; ependymal cells in CNS.

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Last updated: March 4, 2018

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TY - ELEC T1 - Mumps ID - 540356 A1 - Auwaerter,Paul,M.D. Y1 - 2018/03/04/ BT - Johns Hopkins ABX Guide UR - https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540356/all/Mumps PB - The Johns Hopkins University DB - Pediatrics Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -