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Test 4: HIV in mother and baby
Please choose the one, most correct answer to each question or statement.
- How does HIV cause disease?
- It damages the immune system
- It damages the heart and lungs
- It damage the brain and liver
- What test is used to diagnose HIV infection in adults?
- A urine test
- A rapid blood test
- A simple skin test
- How is HIV commonly spread?
- By kissing and holding hands
- By using a public toilet
- By unprotected sexual intercourse
- Why is HIV infection difficult to diagnose clinically?
- Because many HIV infected people are clinically well
- Because HIV infection is very similar to tuberculosis
- Because people die quickly when they have HIV infection
- What is HIV stigma?
- A common rash caused by HIV
- The incorrect belief that people with HIV are bad, dirty and immoral and should be avoided and punished
- An injection used to treat people with AIDS
- When may HIV spread from a mother to her baby?
- During pregnancy but not during delivery
- Only during delivery
- Both during pregnancy and delivery
- How are antiretroviral medicines (ARVs) given to pregnant women?
- A single tablet (fixed dose combination) should be taken every evening
- A single tablet (fixed dose combination) should be taken both morning and evening
- Two tablets (fixed dose combination) should be taken three times a day
- What antiretroviral medicine (ARV) should be given to babies born to HIV positive mothers?
- A fixed dose combination of 2 medicines
- How should HIV positive women feed their newborn babies?
- Bottle feed with milk formula
- Exclusively breastfeed
- Give both formula and breast milk
- How can Community Health Workers support HIV positive pregnant women?
- Advise them not to tell their partners that they are HIV positive
- Suggest that they ask for a Caesarean section when they deliver
- Encourage them to take their antiretroviral medicine (ARVs) correctly every day