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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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Although two of the kits used (HIV-1 Tridot and Microlisa HIV 1/2) demonstrated 100 per cent sensitivity and specificity, the performance in the field on large number of samples could be different, and therefore, it would be desirable to confirm a positive result with a second test before reporting HIV positivity.
For the HIV-negative, I want to make them more aware of HIV and what it looks like.
As to the mechanisms underlying adipocyte dysfunction, they are likely complex and multifactorial, and probably include one or more HAART agents, increased proinflammatory cytokine activity, (22) or proteins expressed by HIV itself.
Sixty-three percent had a regular health care provider; of this group, 69% felt that it was important to receive HIV prevention services from their provider, and 57% had ever discussed HIV testing with their provider.
In sub-Saharan Africa, for instance, women now outnumber men as victims of the epidemic, making up almost 60 percent of adults living with HIV and 75 percent of those between the ages of 15 and 24.
His pre-incarceration history included unprotected sex with men in the community, most recently in April 2003; however, results of multiple serologic assays for HIV performed in the community had been negative, most recently in June 2003 and December 2002.
Perez said 1,500 to 2,000 new HIV and AIDS cases are diagnosed annually in the county, a clear indication that more money is needed for education and prevention programs.
Evidence increasingly suggests that treating "mental" illness or distress can improve survival and reduce progression of HIV (and some other diseases)--not only in obvious ways like improving adherence and social support, but also through biochemical mechanisms that researchers are only beginning to understand.
Earlier research indicated that HIV could enter a man's body via the soft foreskin.
Commenting on the FDA approval, Ronan O'Caoimh, CEO said: "We are delighted to receive FDA approval of our Uni-Gold HIV Test.
The majority of children with HIV are born to women with HIV infection as a result of injecting drug use or heterosexual transmission of HIV.
At the time, media reports claimed that white gay men had been able to combat HIV transmissions because they'd educated themselves about condom use and had begun using prevention measures.
sharing drug needles with someone who has HIV or AIDS.
If officers disclose their HIV status to a partner, can the partner tell others?