Treatment of respiratory syncytial virus

Discussion in 'USMLE STEP 1' started by Partha Sarkar, Dec 6, 2012.

  1. Q. Treatment of respiratory syncytial virus with 70% ethanol destroys its infectivity. The loss of infectivity is the result of a direct effect of the treatment on which of the following viral functions?
    A ) Entry of the nucleocapsid into the nucleus
    B ) Fusion of the virion membrane with the target cell membrane
    C ) Replication of the virus genome
    D ) Transcription of mRNA

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