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1. Hepatitis–B and HIV can be transmitted from an infected mother to the foetus too. 2. Hepatitis B virus transmission from mother to unborn child is called vertical transmission. 3. Before semen donation for artificial insemination the screening of donor for HBV is not usually needed Regarding 1,2 and 3 :

( a ) 3 is incorrect; 1 and 2 are correct
( b ) 2 is incorrect but 1 and 3 are correct
( c ) 1 is correct but 2 and 3 are incorrect
( d ) 1 is incorrect but 2 and 3 are correct

1 Answer

(A) is the right answer.

Some of these infections like hepatitis–B and HIV can also be transmitted by sharing of injection needles, surgical instruments, etc., with infected persons, transfusion of blood, or from an infected mother to the foetus too. ( Before semen donation for artificial insemination the screening of donor for HBV is obligatory. Congenital transmission is called vertical transmission)
answered Mar 20, 2014 by pady_1
 

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