The Quizzes about Infection diseases – Part 4 (20 test)

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A 24-year-old woman complains of pain in the upper chest every time she eats or drinks anything. She is HIV positive, but currently not on any antiretroviral therapy. Her last CD4 count was 400/mL.

All forms of T-lymphocyte deficiency/ dysfunction are characterized by candidal infections. Candida species can cause thrush, skin lesions, esophagitis, and cystitis. Hematogenous spread can occur and disseminate the organism widely in individuals with low CD4 counts.

The Quizzes about Infection diseases – Part 4 (20 test)
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