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The most common way that hepatitis B is transmitted is via A) sexual contact. B) the HSV

The most common way that hepatitis B is transmitted is via

A) sexual contact.

B) the HSV-2 virus.

C) sharing needles with an infected person.

D) from an infected mother to a newborn.

31) ________ is the virus that causes AIDS.

A) HIV

B) HPV

C) HSV-1

D) HSV-2

32) The continent with the most reported cases of HIV/AIDS is

A) North America.

B) Europe.

C) Asia.

D) Africa.

33) In the United States approximately ________ people are currently infected with HIV/AIDS.

A) 2 million

B) 500,000

C) 1 million

D) 65 million

34) Which means of HIV transmission occurred in some people primarily before 1985, at which time measures were taken to prevent it?

A) sexual intercourse

B) an infected mother passing the virus through the placenta to her unborn baby

C) blood transfusion

D) sharing of contaminated needles

35) The stage of HIV in which CD4 cells are destroyed is called the ________ stage.

A) secondary

B) primary

C) asymptomatic

D) early to mid

36) The primary stage of HIV infection is characterized by

A) cirrhosis.

B) Kaposi’s sarcoma.

C) night sweats.

D) recurrent opportunistic infections.

37) An opportunistic infection is defined as

A) a virus that causes AIDS.

B) a bacterial infection that leads to pneumonia.

C) an infection that only affects individuals with compromised immunity.

D) an airborne infection.

38) When CD4 levels fall below 200 per cubic ml of blood, a person is considered to have

A) primary HIV.

B) HIV.

C) early-to-mid HIV symptoms.

D) full-blown AIDS.

39) Medical treatment extends the ________ stage of HIV.

A) primary

B) late

C) asymptomatic

D) symptomatic

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