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Unformatted text preview: squito Female Mosquitos only Sporozoite: introduced from tick to human, enter bloodstream, goes from bloodstream to liver, in liver cells they transfer from sporozoites to Sex cell erozoites, merozoites infect RBCs, produce more merozoites, form into
m ring stage a Sore throat, fever, swollen lymph nodes Absence of clinical treatment: up to 15 years asymptomatic 1. Positive for antibodies against the virus and/or 2. CD4 count= < 200 cells per microliter of blood 3. Presence of AIDS-deﬁning illness -These infections wouldn't occur in AIDS isn't fatal, these
someone who doesn't have AIDS infections are what kills you
cancer Pneumonia B/C does reverse of transcription -Spike on virus binds to CD4 -RNA virus and carries 2 RNA molecules in the capsid -Carries 3 different enzymes: protease, integrase, and reverse transcriptase (reverses transcription) Latency -Can cross the placenta, contracted at birth, or via breast feeding -Any body ﬂuid w/no or little CD4 wouldn't transmit the virus, ex: saliva Pros- 1. if you know you have it then you can protect others from
you. 2. Won't be as embarrassed. People might be more likely to
test themselves if they are too embarrassed to go to the
doctor. Cons- 1. False negatives (because of time. If someone has had
contact and are worried about being HIV positive the they
might run out and test themselves right away but the
antibodies won't be made) 1 in 12 get a false negative. -Being HIV pos...
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2014 for the course BIOLOGY 1101 taught by Professor Buck during the Fall '13 term at UNC Charlotte.
- Fall '13