hi, can anyone out there tell me the name of a couple of viruses that cause latent infections? also please explain how and why theses virus do so while other types of virus can not cause latent infection.
i am trying to grasp the concept behind this Micro thingy…currently working on a course and i’m not scared to admit ..I AM A NEWBIE…
any help appreciated………Ros. 🙂
It is when a pathogen never get out of our body at all. When we recover from a disease, actually the pathogen is still inside but stay in latent state. Next time when our immune system is decreasing, they will attack again. We call this pathogen as "opportunistics" 🙂