Regarding HIV which of the following is true:
|A||It is a DNA retrovirus|
|B||Contains reverse transcriptase enzyme|
|C||May infect CD4 + cells other than T lymphocytes|
|D||Causes a reduction in host CD8 T cells|
HIV virus selectively infects CD4 + cells, which includes T helper cells and macrophages. Therefore, it causes gradual reduction of T helper cell. Also see explanation in 398.