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HIV is caused by an RNA or DNA virus?

RNA

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Target Cell of HIV

T-Helper Cell (CD4)

3

First receptor discovered for HIV

CCR5

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Most CD4 cells are found where in the body?

Peyer's patches in the gut

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This mutation confers high level protection against HIV

Delta 32 Mutation

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CD4 count below this number is AIDS

CD4

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Epicenter of HIV Infection

Sub-Saharan Africa

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Being on treatment for HIV reduces risk of transmission by how many %?

96%

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Risk of getting HIV by getting stabbed by a needle of a known AIDS patient that is not on treatment

0.3%

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Prophylaxis for HIV is only effective up to how many hours of exposure

72 hours

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Confirmatory test used for diagnosing HIV

Western Blot