1. What does HIV stand for?
    Human Immuno Deficeny Virus
  2. What does AIDS stand for?
    Aquired Immune Deficency Syndrome
  3. What was AIDS first called?
    the "gay cancer"
  4. What is a virus?
    a tiny organism or parasite that lives in or on another organism, the virus always needs a host
  5. What does HIV cause?
  6. How is the T-cell a main player in the immune response?
    the HIV cells invade the T-cell then uses its nutrients, reproduces itself and finally destroys the T-cell
  7. What does asymptomatic mean?

    D) not showing any symtoms of an illness
  8. Can people die from AIDS?
    no, you die from the opportunistic infections that your body can't fight off
  9. Which can you catch, a communicable disease or a non-communicable disease?
  10. What are three ways you can get HIV?
    unprotected sex, sharing needles/syringes, infection during pregnancy
  11. What is the Needle (Syringe) Exchange Program?
    a program that exchanges used needles for new needles
  12. Image Upload 1What immune system cell consumes any foreign cell that enters the body?
  13. Image Upload 2What immune respnse is a chemical defender that is specificied to a certain disease?
  14. Image Upload 3What immune response responds to the macrophages message and releases germ fighters?
  15. What are some HIV testing?
    ELISA, Western Blot, ORASURE
  16. What is the average incubation period for HIV?
    10 years for full blown AIDS
  17. How many T-cells do you have to have in your body in order to have AIDS?
    less than 200
  18. What is the theory for the creation of AIDS?
    that the government made it
  19. What are some symtoms of HIV?
    fever, skin rash, night sweats, fatigue, coughs, dirraeha, a white coating in the mouth
  20. Is there a cure for HIV/AIDS?
    no, but there are drugs to prevent it from reproducing and drugs to fight opportunistic infections
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8th Grade Health Review For HIV/AIDS Test