General Virology and DNA Viruses
Which is true regarding pox viruses?
|A||Vaccine viruses are naturally occurring viruses used for vaccine preparation|
|B||Guarneri bodies are aggregations of viral particles|
|C||Paschen bodies are seen in smears from molluscum contagiosum|
|D||All are true|
Guarnieri bodies (aggregation of viral particles) are intracytoplasmic inclusion bodies of variola and vaccinia virus.
For vaccination of small pox an artificial virus, vaccinia virus is used. This virus does not occur normally in nature.
Paschen bodies are found in small pox lesions.