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What is the difference between a class I and II transposable element?

2

What are the general characteristics of retroviruses?

3

What are the characteristics of HTLV-1?

4

Describe the origin of HIV.

5

Describe the structure of the HIV virion

6

Proteins from the HIV virus are secreted as?

Precursors

7

What is the importance of the rev and tat protein?

8

Describe the synthesis and processing of the HIV envelope protein

9

What are the characteristics of the HIV envelope protein?

10

What types of cells does the CD4+ T cell interact with?

11

What types of cells does the HIV protein infect?

12

What are the chemokine receptors that are used by HIV-1?

13

What are the initial steps in HIV viral entry into the cell?

14

What happens to the HIV virus once it enters the cell prior the integration into the host genome?

15

Describe HIV transcription, translation and assembly.

16

How is HIV transmitted?

17

What is the process of Acute HIV transmission?

18

Describe the typical HIV clinical course.

19

What is the immune response to HIV infection?

20

What is the asymptomatic period associated with HIV?

21

How does HIV virus evade the immune system?

22

How would you classify patients with AIDS?

23

What are the important opportunistic infections associated with AIDS?

24

Describe the clinical course of a rapidly progressing HIV patient.

25

Describe the clinical course of a Long Term Non-progressor HIV patient.

26

Describe the clinical course of a Viremic Controller HIV patient.

27

Describe the clinical course of a Elite controller HIV patient.

28

What are the diagnostic tests for HIV?

29

What is the diagnostic algorithm for HIV?

30

Describe the obsticles associated with HAART.