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Are viruses antigens?

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Dr. Jose Prieto-hernandez
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: Infectious agent with nuclei acid molecule in a protein coat which has different antigens Antigen is a protein, toxin, or foreign substance that induces an immune response in the body like production of antibodies (humoral immunity)
Answered on Jul 18, 2017

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