Animal viruses

Viruses, catagorized by type of genetic material

ds DNA, linear

Espstein-Barr virus (EBV): infectious mononecleosis

 

ds DNA, circular

 

part ss DNA and part ds DNA (circular)

hepatitis B virus: serum hepatitis and chronic liver disease

RNA viruses

+ (mRNA) single stranded RNA

retrovirus

PicroRNAviruses

- (antisense) single stranded RNA

+/- double stranded RNA virus