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1

What is a lymph node?

Bean shaped organ of the lymphatic system and of adaptive system

2

what is latent infection?

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3

How is HIV TRANSMITTED?
How do u treat HIV?

1) sexual contact (vaginal or anal)
2) transfusion
3) contaminated needles
4)perintal transmittion (vertical transmission)

Can go by placenta during oreganancy
Or> during delivery (moms blood mixes with babies blood)


There is no treatment, just managemnt

4

How much HIV is present in the uk in men and women

MEN > 67%
WOMEN> 33%

5

Globally, the majority of new cases with HIV are diagnosed in

a) Men-who-have-sex-with-men (MSM)
b) Heterosexual men/women

MSM

6

Deacribe the Viral Structure and Behaviour

1) Genome-RNA or DNA
-single stranded
-double stranded

2)

7

What r the most coomon types of hepatotis

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8

Case 1
• 39 yo man, referred to hospital by his GP:
“abnormal liver function tests (LFTs)”
• 2 weeks - fatigue, loss of appetite, abdo
pain, nausea, yellow tinge to eyes
• UK born, normally well, no regular meds
• 12 weeks ago returned from Thailand
• Admits to unprotected sex and drug-taking

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9

How can u test for liver fucntion?

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