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  1. What is PK (pharmacokinetics)?       
    A. The side effects of drugs used for countering AIDS.      
    B. The understanding of how drugs work in the body.     
    C. A test for AIDS.
    D. How AIDS effects behavior.      
    C. PK (pharmacokinetics) is the understanding of how drugs work in the body.  This is extremely important when learning about how HIV medication is used in the body.
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  2. HIV-2 is most commonly transmitted by which of the following?       
    A. Perinatal Transmission     
    B. Homosexual Activity      
    C. Heterosexual Activity      
    D. Needle usage
    C. HIV-2 is most commonly transmitted by Heterosexual activity, having an extremely low occurrence of cases, HIV-2 is rarely transmitted through needle use, perinatal transmission and homosexual activity but instead is most commonly transmitted through heterosexual activity.
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  3. Which test is most commonly used for detecting the AIDS virus?       
    A. Viral gene testing
    B. Western Blot test      
    C. ELISA      
    D. Saliva testing      
    C. The ELISA test is most commonly used to test for AIDS and most widespread but it is usually double checked by using the Western Blot test. Saliva testing are more convenient but they do not provide accurate results. Also, a few people use viral culture as a testing for children at birth. Viral gene testing are used for testing for HIV before antibodies develop but is still not as common or popular as the ELISA test.
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  4. What type of cells are destroyed by AIDS?       
    A. B cells      
    B. CD8 cells      
    C. CD4 cells      
    D. NK cells
    C. Aids destroys the CD4 cells or T cells, known as helper cells. All of the other answers are other types of cells not directly targeted by the AIDS virus.
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  5. HIV is most commonly transmitted through all of the following EXCEPT?       
    A. Oral Sex      
    B. Injection of contaminated blood      
    C. Mother to child inheritance      
    D. Toilet seats
    D. HIV is most commonly transmitted through all of the following EXCEPT, Toilet seats. Oral sex has the lowest risk of HIV contraction among mother to child inheritance, injection of contaminated blood, or sex
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