The correct answer is E. Poxvirus.
Answer: e. Poxvirus (General Dermatology 2.2 Infectious Diseases of the Skin DIR Review book page 99) Explanation: The image shows Molluscum Contagiosum (see image Figure 2.2.25 in DIR). The causative virus is the poxvirus, a DNA virus. Poxvirus is also the causative agent for smallpox, orf, and milker’s nodule.
A. Herpesvirus is associated with herpes simplex (HSV), varicella-zoster (VZV), cytomegalovirus (CMV), and Epstein-Barr (EBV) (see image Figure 2.2.18-19 in DIR) B. Adenovirus has several serotypes but is not the most common causative agent of molluscum contagiousum C. Papillomavirus is associated with human papillomavirus (HPV) D. Parvovirus is associated with human parvovirus B19 E. Poxvirus is the correct answer (see image Figure 2.2.25 in DIR)
General Dermatology 2.2 Infectious Diseases of the Skin DIR Review Study Guide, page 99. 2019.