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Main cellular target of HIV.

CD4+ helper T cells(TOPNOTCH)Robbins Basic Pathology, 8th Ed p.158

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P.carinii pneumonia occurs in AIDS patients with CD4+ T cell count of ______.

Less than 200 cells/uL(TOPNOTCH)Robbins Basic Pathology, 8th Ed p.163

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Most common secondary infection of the CNS in patients with AIDS.

Toxoplasmosis(TOPNOTCH)Robbins Basic Pathology, 8th Ed p.163

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Most common neoplasm in AIDS patients, caused by HHV8. Characterized by cutaneous lesions with or without internal involvement.

Kaposi sarcoma(TOPNOTCH)Robbins Basic Pathology, 8th Ed p.164

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A disorder of protein misfolding, causing extracellular deposition of pink or red colored deposits stained with Congo red, with apple-green birefringence in polarized light.

Amyloidosis(TOPNOTCH)Robbins Basic Pathology, 8th Ed p.166