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1 Week Serology
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Conversion from seronegative (HIV negative) to seropositive (HIV positive)
Hepatitis B Virus structure name
What family does the Hepatitis B virus belong to?
The Hepadnaviridae Family
What is the difference between the Hepatitis B virus and the other Hepatitis viruses?
Mainly, the Hepatitis B virus is DNA based while the other are RNA based
How is Hepatitis B transmitted?
Sex, needles, blood, transplant, sharing razors, tattoo, and congenital
What two Hepatitis are trasmissible through the fecal-oral passageway?
Hepatitiis A and E
Will the specific gravity in urine cause an HcG test to be false negative?
HcG is affected by the difference in specific gravity because a higher specific gravity in urine would mean the patient was dehydrated and as a result, the HcG concentrate was excelling standard deviations and vice versa with lower specific gravity
What is the name of the bacteria that causes Syphilis?
What does RPR test for?
What is the confirmatory test for a positive RPR test?
What is Rheumatoid Factor?
any of a group of autoantibodies that are present in the blood of many people with rheumatoid arthritis that attack the body allogenically and cause inflammation usually in the joints
What does the HCG rapid test, test for?
Pregnancy in woman
What two conditions are possible with an elevated in either a male or female?
When elevated in females, indicative of possible pregnancy
When elevated in males, indicative of possible testicular carcinogen
Explain the chemilluminessence immunoassay
Antibodies are coated with an isoluminol that bind to T. Pallidum during the incubation phase to produce the solid state. The unbound material is then washed out. Afterwards, starter reagents are added which activate the isoluminol that causes a flash of light. These flashes of light are recorded
What signs or test results would confirm the stage of a Hepatitis B disease?
Acute Infection: HBsAG would rise and followed up with a HBeAG in the duration of 2 weeks-2months. Afterwards they'll decline due to the steady increase of respected antibodies until they are annihilated
Chronic Infection: HBsAG would rise and and remain steady for several years wiith only the anti-HbeAG being produced
What are the three factors that are tested to diagnose for a chronic Hepatitis B infection?
What stage of the Hepatitis B virus will a person be the most infectious?
At the development of the HBeAG, where the virus is actively replicating
Name a common disease when Atypical Lymphocytes are seen in a differential
What virus is associated with the common disease name Infectious Mononucleosis?
What family does the Zoster-Varicella Virus and the Epstein-Barr Virus belong to?
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