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MCAT Question A Day - 7/22/13

Shingles, a disorder localized in the host’s nerve cells, results from the reactivation of the same viral species that previously caused chicken pox in that individual. This situation, involving a “latent” virus in human cells, is analogous to which of the following in bacterial cells?

A.  Temperate phages
B.  Lytic phages
C.  Transformation using plasmids
D.  All of the above

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