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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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Endoscopic-pathologic correlates of Candida esophagitis in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
Biopsy diagnosis in human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV): The virus that causes Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS).
and India human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) partnership, an effort to encourage the private sector to undertake greater efforts in the prevention, care, and treatment of people living with HIV/AIDS.
Key Words: abscess, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, human immunodeficiency virus, Kaposi sarcoma, vulva
The ICN describes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) as a global public health threat that continues to increase the burden of disease.
A 36-year-old man with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome underwent endoscopic evaluation of a 6-week history of severe abdominal pain and diarrhea.
HHS works with partners from around the world to combat global health problems such as acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), malaria, tuberculosis, and tobacco use.
Current trends revision of the case definition of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome for National Reporting-United States," Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 1985: 34: 373-5.
High-risk sexual practices and intravenous drug use increase the risk of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome.
Given the magnitude of childhood morbidity attributable to chronic lung diseases and the potential long-term fiscal impact on the healthcare system, mobilization of governmental resources to the level that has been devoted to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and cardiovascular disease seems appropriate and long overdue.
Once your immune system is weakened to the point where you get certain types of life-threatening diseases, infections, and cancers, you have what is called AIDS or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
The Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Education Outreach Program was developed in 1996 to help increase knowledge of AIDS/Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and to provide adolescents with the tools to make informed decisions about behaviors which put them at risk for HIV infection.
The National Sanatorium Fukui Hospital in Mikata, cited by UNAIDS in this month's "Best Practice Collection" of case studies, has undertaken more than 100 operations on patients with AIDS, or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
Approved on August 26, 1998 for the local treatment of cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) who are intolerant of or have a contraindication to other treatment(s) for CMV retinitis or who were insufficiently responsive to previous treatment(s) for CMV retinitis.
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