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Virus Seven questions about HIV!

1. If the mother is HIV-Positive, The Chance (%) of Children to have the positive test at birth is :
A. 50%
B. 2-10%
C. 100%
D. 0%

2. Breast-feeding HIV-positive mothers increases transmission rate to _____.
A. 50%
B. 2-10%
C. 100%
D. 0%

3. The best way to protect the infants from an HIV-positive mother by :
A. AZT administration to mother
B. AZT administration to mother and to child after birth
C. C-section, AZD administration to mother , and to child after birth
D. AZT and Nevirapine administration to mother and child

4. What immune cells does the HIV infect?
A. CD4 positive (T –4 lymphocytes)
B. Macrophages
C. Both a and b

5. What is Acute HIV Syndrome?
A. When HIV progresses into AIDS
B. The stage immediately after HIV infection when the patient falls ill
C. The final fatal disease for the AIDS patient
D. None of the above

6. How do health care workers protect themselves from infection?
A. In case of contact, they are advised to take PEP drugs
B. They don’t run a risk of contracting the infection
C. Workers must take all possible precautions including using waterproof gloves, handling needles with care etc
D. Both a and c

7. Which test gives the most accurate confirmation of HIV presence?
A. ELISA Test
B. Western Blot Test
C. Oral Fluid Test
D. All of the above
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1-c
2-a
3-d
4-c
5-b(?)
6-d
7-b
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1 c
2 a
3 - c?
4 c
5 b
6 d
7 A ? confused between B and A
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Nah i checked.. Kaplan behavioral says AZT+Nevirapine cuts it down to 2%
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And Elisa is a screening test, isnt it? : /
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Nah i checked.. Kaplan behavioral says AZT+Nevirapine cuts it down to 2%
Interesting.
I thought C-section would be a good idea too
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And Elisa is a screening test, isnt it? : /
Yeah, I know,
I do have a blurry memory of Western Blot to be somehow involved, but now I cant think of anything related to the diagnosis of proteins related to HIV... I dunno
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C.100%
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A.50%
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D.AZT and Nevirapine administration to mother and child
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c. Both a and b
5.
b.The stage immediately after HIV infection when the patient falls ill
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d. Both a and c
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b. Western Blot Test
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And Elisa is a screening test, isnt it? : /
Elisa is a screening test.
Western Blot is the confirmatory test.
PCR can give the number of HIV RNA load.
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I thought that c-sections were pretty much mandatory in hiv patients...
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I thought that c-sections were pretty much mandatory in hiv patients...
Not really, I think they are compulsory for something like active herpes infection.
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