NCLEX Review: Viruses
Viruses are tiny nonliving biological infectious cells. They consist of either a DNA or RNA genome encased in a protein coat known as a capsid. As we talk about the various aspects of viruses in this NCLEX review video, we will hit key points you may encounter on the NCLEX exam, such as: how the virus infects the host cell, how they reproduce, what happens once the virus enters the active phase and how the virus takes control of the host’s DNA. We will conclude this video with a review of what happens during the reproduction process to begin infecting other cells.