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Case 2: HIV Case Definition

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B The HIV RNA value of 187,000 copies/ml meets criteria for HIV infection, stage 2 (AIDS).

This answer is incorrect. In the 2008 HIV case definition, the HIV RNA level is not used to determine the HIV stage. The 2008 HIV case definition includes four stages of infection: stage 1, stage 2, stage 3 (AIDS), and stage unknown.

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