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Disease Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

Name Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Synonyms Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome | Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome | Acquired Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome | Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndromes | Acquired Immuno-Deficiency Syndromes | AIDS | Immunodeficiency Syndrome, Acquired | Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome, Acquired | Immunodeficiency Syndromes, Acquired | Immuno-Deficiency Syndromes, Acquired | Immunologic Deficiency Syndrome, Acquired | Syndrome, Acquired Immunodeficiency | Syndrome, Acquired Immuno-Deficiency | Syndromes, Acquired Immunodeficiency | Syndromes, Acquired Immuno-Deficiency
Definition An acquired defect of cellular immunity associated with infection by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), a CD4-positive T-lymphocyte count under 200 cells/microliter or less than 14% of total lymphocytes, and increased susceptibility to opportunistic infections and malignant neoplasms. Clinical manifestations also include emaciation (wasting) and dementia. These elements reflect criteria for AIDS as defined by the CDC in 1993.
Categories Immune system disease | Viral disease
MeSH® ID D000163
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1. DiseasesVirus Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references RNA Virus Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Retroviridae Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Lentivirus Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes HIV Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesVirus Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Sexually Transmitted Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral Has associated chemicals Has associated genes HIV Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesVirus Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Slow Virus Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
4. DiseasesImmune System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes HIV Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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