17 notecards = 5 pages (4 cards per page)
______________ may be acquried or congenital, when a person's body cannot recognize antigens, and may cause varied reactions from mild, localized health problems, to total immune system failure.
A _____________ immune disease/deficiency present at birth.
A _____________ immune disease/deficiency is acquird as a result of viral infection, contact with a toxin, or medical therapy.
HIV is a __________ infection with immunodeficiency virus.
AIDS is the _________ and most serious stage of HIV.
What is a deficient immune response as a result of impaired or missing immune components?
CD4 depletion and lymphocytopenia are abnormalities of ________.
A person with AIDS that has been infected for 10 years, is asymptomatic, and is immunocompetent is said to be a ____________.
______________ may be the first signs of HIV in women.
HAART causes a decrease in the patient's ___________.
IV drug users that share needles should be educated to fill and flush their syringes with clear water, then fill with __________, shake approximately 30-6- seconds, and rinse with clear water.
A patient with _____________ usually presents with symptoms of cough with copious thick sputum, fever, dyspnea, fatigue, and weight loss.
A patient presenting with _____________ may have shortness of breath, visual changes, impaired gait, and mental status changes.
______________ can occur in the mouth, esophagus, and vaina.
Shingles results from ____________ virus leaving the nerve ganglia and entering the body by body fluids and other tissue areas.
Non-Hodgkin's B cell, innunoblastic, Hodgkin's, Burkett's, and primary brain are all _____________ associated with AIDS.
Hematopoietic growth factors, lymphocyte transfusion, administration of interleukin-2, and infusions of lymphokines are all treatments meant to ___________ the immune system.