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Synonyms for AIDS

a serious (often fatal) disease of the immune system transmitted through blood products especially by sexual contact or contaminated needles

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Sheu, "Uveitis as an initial manifestation of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome," International Journal of STD & AIDS, vol.
Rhone, "Gastric toxoplasmosis in a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome: a case report and review of the literature," Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, vol.
The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), at its most advanced stage of infection, becomes AIDS, or Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome.
AIDS sourcebook; basic consumer health information about the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)..., 5th ed.
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed a research method by which new insights into the infection process of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that leads to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) can be observed.
ACQUIRED Immunodeficiency syndrome or AIDS is caused by the sexuallytransmitted infection human immunodeficiency virus or HIV.
While it has been more than 25 years since the first reported cases of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), increased emphasis has been placed on specific areas of HIV care and research, much of it specifically involving the brain.
Diagnosis of esophageal ulcers in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Semin Gastrointest Dis, 1999, 10, 85-92.
* Pattern C, seen in late acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, is characterized by small or absent follicles with hyalinized "burnt-out" germinal centers (figure 3), an almost complete depletion of lymphocytes, an increase in plasma cells, and an excessive proliferation of blood vessels.
Mothers of infants with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. JAMA 1985;253(3):363-66; Minkoff H, Ragt RH, Landesman S, et al.
Meningitis due to Histoplasma capsulatum and Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a returned traveler with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. J Formos Med Assoc.
HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is a virus that causes AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome), a condition where a person is affected by a series of diseases because of poor immunity.
The drug is also used in adults to treat growth failure and to treat weight loss caused by acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
* Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS): A disease of the body's immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
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