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The immune system of a person is supressed. He was found positive for a pathogen in the diagnostic test ELISA.

(a) Name the disease, the patient is suffering from.
(b) Which pathogen is identified by ELISA test?
(c) Which cells of the body are attacked by the pathogen? (d) Suggest preventive measure of the infection.

Class XII
Human health and disease


The person is suffering from AIDS and pathogen is retrovirus HIV and HIV attaks T-lymphocytes but no satisfactory vaccine is for HIV , person should avoid multiple sex partners ,prostitution ,should use of condoms etc.
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