Bio Sci 45 Week 7 Lecture

Bio Sci 45 Week 7 Lecture - Bio Sci 45 Week 7 Lecture HIV...

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Bio Sci 45 Week 7 Lecture HIV and Its Transmissions Purpose o To increase understanding of the ways in which hiv can or cant be transmitted and the types of evidence sources that enable these conclusions Overview o Sources of evidence o Biological bases o Modes of transmission o Misconceptions Hiv and its transmission o Research has revealed a great deal of valuable medical scientific and public health information about hiv and aids o Good news ways in which hiv can be transmitted have been clearly id o Bad news still lots of false info being spread Sources of Evidence o Theoretical biological consideration o Empirical epidemiological data o These are the major sources of evidence in which it is transmitted o Ecological Fallacy is a mistruth that deals with the improper judgments of a group of people into in an individual EX Gay men have HIV because theyre gay. This is wrong Biological bases of transmission o Sources of infectious hiv. It is only present in certain cells and the bodily fluids/secretions that contain these cells o Stability of HIV – HIV is fragile HIV body o Vein o Lining of anus or rectum o Lining of the vagina and/or cervix o Opening of the penis o Mouth o Mucous membranes (eyes, nose) o Cuts and sores Most common modes of transmission o Having sec with an indected persion o Sharing needles or injection equipment with an infected person
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2008 for the course BIO SCI 45 taught by Professor Pickus during the Winter '08 term at UC Irvine.

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