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Chapter 94: In Focus: HIV and AIDS

1: These viruses are capable of converting their RNA into DNA once they have invaded a living cell.
Retroviruses
Pneumocystis carinii
Candidiasis
Cryptosporidiosis
Kaposi's sarcoma
2: AIDSvax is made of
dead virus
antibodies
white blood cells
red blood cells
viral protein
3: Mandatory testing of HIV is required by all of the following EXCEPT
pregnant women
injectable drug users
homosexual men
promiscuous adolescents.
none of the above
4: The American Public Health Association found that only ______ of those who knew they were infected with HIV disclosed this information to all their partners.
0.3
0.4
0.5
0.6
0.7
5: The third stage of HIV infection is called ______.
silent infection
symptomatic infection
AIDS
viral infection
bacterial infection
6: Protease inhibitors are one of the drugs for HIV/AIDS that has been used over the longest period of time.
TRUE
FALSE
7: Common signs of the third stage of HIV are fatigue, unexplained weight loss, and persistent fever.
TRUE
FALSE
8: The FDA approved zidovudine for people who have HIV but do not have AIDS yet.
TRUE
FALSE
9: AIDS is considered a syndrome because it is characterized by a range of opportunistic diseases.
TRUE
FALSE
10: HIV is found in semen and blood.
TRUE
FALSE
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