HIV and AIDS: Mechanisms and Diseases of the Retroviridae Virus Family

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Candidiasis and tuberculosis are complications that may occur in people with AIDS. This is an example of:

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1. HIV is a:

2. What will actually harm a person with HIV most and why?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessments test specific details and concepts on the characteristics of HIV and AIDS.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assessment questions will require you to know about:

  • Why people with AIDS experience complications with other diseases
  • The structure and mechanism of action of HIV
  • Important enzymes used by retroviruses

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about the Retroviridae family of viruses
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read and interpret information about viral structure and function
  • Knowledge application - access the knowledge you've gained regarding AIDS

Additional Learning

The lesson called HIV and AIDS: Mechanisms and Diseases of the Retroviridae Virus Family is a great resource for more detail on this subject and can assist you in meeting these objectives:

  • Define retrovirus
  • Describe the role of reverse transcriptase and protease
  • Discuss HIV in terms of its cause, transmission, mechanism of action and complications
  • Define opportunistic infection
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