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mike87
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disease
Updated:
2011-05-25 16:03:55
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HIV
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  1. inhibition of protein synthesis
    streptomyocin, chloraphenical, tetraglycines
  2. cause irreversable damage to the plasma membrane
    polymyxin, polyenes (bact) imidazotes (fungi)
  3. inhibition of nucleic acid synthesis
    • quinolones (DNA)
    • rifamycins (RNA)
  4. AIDS
    • - not a virus.
    • aquired immunodefieciency syndrome
  5. HIV
    human immunodeficiency virus
  6. previous names of HIV:
    LAU, HT2V III
  7. HIV is classified as:
    • retrovirus
    • -RNA
    • -single stranded RNA
    • -contains reverse transcriptase
    • enzyme.
    • -lentivirus family (slow virus)
  8. opertunistic infections for aids
    • kaposis sarcoma sarcoma (cancer) rare
    • candida (yeast) infection-mouth/throat
    • pneumocystis pneumonia-fungi infection
    • brain infections
  9. drugs- org. specific group:
    • antivirals- for viruses
    • antihelmenthies- for worms
    • antifungal-fungus candidring worm infection
    • antiprotozoan- protozoan ex:metronidazole
    • antibiotic- for bacteria

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