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Synonyms for HIV

infection by the human immunodeficiency virus

the virus that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)

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When both membranes come into contact, and due to the fact that the cell membrane is very "fragile", an orifice is created and fusion occurs - and a route opens for the AIDS virus to enter, connect to a specific "receptor" of the cell, and start its viral activity.
Surely more complicated were the deliberations that led to tapping the two discoverers of the AIDS virus, Luc Montagnier and Francoise Barre-Sinoussi.
Konzani, 27, from Malawi, is charged with causing grievous bodily harm by passing on the Aids virus to the three women.
At Yerkes, the nation's oldest primate center, about 100 chimpanzees, including nine infected with the AIDS virus, live in an Atlanta research compound.
The incidence of HIV/AIDS in India doubled in the fours years prior to the publication of Living with the AIDS Virus: The Epidemic and the Response in India (i.e., 1997-2001).
He said he had seen what a difference the volunteers made to the lives of those affected by the Aids virus, and wished everyone well in building on their success.
The HIV-2 virus, which is distinguished from the most common type of AIDS virus designated as HIV-1, has so far been detected mostly in West Africa.
A man accused of knowingly exposing as many as a dozen young women to the Aids virus through unprotected sex was yesterday sentenced to four to 12 years in prison.
The problem is that 8,000 people are infected with the AIDS virus every day.
CEL-SCI Corporation (Alexandria, VA; 703-549-5293) announced the allowance of a United States Patent on the "diagnostic method and test kit for the serologi-cal detection of the AIDS virus." The test kit is based upon the measurement of antibodies against the HGP-30 region of the core of the AIDS virus.
The findings could have important implications for those whose thymus glands have been destroyed by the AIDS virus. Researchers have been concerned that, even if the AIDS virus can be stopped, such patients might never regain their T cells because their ruined thymus glands no longer can produce them.
But scientists who researched the cure will then be faced with a new problem: what to do with all the AIDS virus they have stored in their labs.
The central thesis of the article, however, that thin latex films are inherently pervious to particles the size of the AIDS virus, is not supported by the evidence available.
They discovered later that the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) transmits the AIDS virus.(2)
AIDS is another condition that has led to very high health care costs, especially as most of HIV-infected patients eventually end up on Medicaid.(37) Laws have been passed protecting patient confidentiality and preventing testing for the AIDS virus without patient consent.
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