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Case 2: HIV Case Definition

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A The diagnosis of severe cervical dysplasia meets criteria for HIV infection, stage 4 (AIDS, severe immune suppression).

This answer is incorrect. In both the 1993 HIV classification and the 2008 HIV case definition, the diagnosis of severe cervical dysplasia is not an AIDS-defining diagnosis. Invasive cervical cancer, however, is an AIDS-defining condition. There is no stage 4 AIDS category in the 2008 HIV case definition (the 2008 HIV case definition includes four stages of infection: stage 1, stage 2, stage 3 (AIDS), and stage unknown).

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B The HIV RNA value of 187,000 copies/ml meets criteria for HIV infection, stage 2 (AIDS).
C The diagnosis of oral candidiasis meets criteria for HIV infection, stage 3 (AIDS).
D The CD4 percentage of 12% meets criteria for HIV infection, stage 3 (AIDS).

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