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Immunopathology

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Tumor that does not occur with increased frequency in AIDS: (AIPG 2011)



A Gastric adenocarcinoma
B Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

C Astrocytoma
D Kaposi sarcoma

Ans. C Astrocytoma

a. Acquired Immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS):

b. Caused by retrovirus called human immunodeficiency virus having tropism for CD4 molecules.

c. Routes of transmission-

i. Sexual contact

ii. Parenteral transmission

IV drug abusers

Hemophilic patients

Recipients of blood and blood products

iii. Perinatal transmission (mother to newborn)

d. Besides blood also isolated from semen, vaginal secretion, cervical secretions, breast milk, CSF, synovial, pleural, peritoneal, pericardial and amniotic fluid.

e. HIV contaminated waste products can be sterilized and disinfected by

Sodium hypochlorite

i. Formaldehyde 5%

ii. Ethanol 70%

iii. Glutaraldehyde 2%

iv. propionolactone

v. Heat sensitive (56°C for 30 min)

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