Microbiology - Retroviridae

Exercise :: Retroviridae - Section 1

  • Retroviridae - Section 1
11. 

A viral load test detects the

A. provirus of HIV in infected cells
B. total amount of virus in the infected host
C. number of viruses being released by each infected cell
D. amount of bacteriophage being produced by E. coli cells

Answer: Option A

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12. 

Fungal infection/s frequently observed in HIV disease is /are:

A. candidiasis
B. cryptococcosis
C. aspergillosis
D. all of these

Answer: Option D

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13. 

The screening test/s for diagnosis of HIV infection is/are

A. ELISA
B. Latex agglutination
C. Dot blot assay
D. all of these

Answer: Option D

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14. 

The problem(s) associated with development of a vaccine against HIV is/are

A. antibody alone may be insufficient
B. rapid mutation of HIV
C. virus can spread from cell to cell by fusion to produce syncytia
D. all of these

Answer: Option D

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15. 

The commonest mode of transmission of HIV is

A. parenteral
B. perintal
C. sexual
D. oral

Answer: Option C

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