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What are the various routes by which transmission of human immunodeficiency virus takes place?

7/8/2015 CBSE



What are the various routes by which transmission of human immunodeficiency
virus takes place?






Answer :


AIDS (Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome) is caused by the Human
immunodeficiency virus (HIV).



It has the following modes of transmission:



(a) Unprotected
sexual contact with an infected person.



(b) Transfusion
of blood from a healthy to an infected person.



(c) Sharing
infected needles and syringes.



(d) From
an infected mother to a child through the placenta.




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