HIV/AIDS

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Author:
kerioppi
ID:
108820
Filename:
HIV/AIDS
Updated:
2011-10-13 22:08:05
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HIV AIDS
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Description:
TP III notes on HIV/AIDS
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  1. What is a normal CD4 count?
    500-1500
  2. Describe the life cycle of HIV in the body.
    • 1. Attachment: gp120 binds to the CD4
    • 2. Entry: gp41 helps with the fusion
    • 3. Reverse Transcriptase
    • 4. Integration into host DNA (integrase)
    • 5. Viral transcription/translation
    • 6. Assembly of the virion and budding (protease)
  3. How is HIV dx'ed?
    ELISA --> Western Blot
  4. What does ELISA test for?
    HIV antibodies

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