Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency
syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is a spectrum of conditions caused by infection with the
HIV and AIDS are different. HIV is a virus and AIDS is a syndrome. It's important
to understand the difference so you can prevent them.
AIDS is caused by a virus called HIV, the Human Immunodeficiency Virus. If you
get infected with HIV, your body will try to fight the infection. It will make ...
Dec 31, 2015 ... HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus, the virus that can lead to AIDS.
May 11, 2016 ... AIDS (Acquired immune deficiency syndrome or acquired immunodeficiency
syndrome) is a syndrome caused by a virus called HIV (Human ...
A brief explanation of what AIDS is (part of the Basics lesson for patients), from
the VA National HIV/AIDS website.
Feb 10, 2016 ... AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) is a condition caused by HIV. This
virus attacks the immune system, the body's "security force" ...
Alternative Name: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. AIDS (Acquired
Immune Deficiency Syndrome) is the final and most serious stage of HIV disease,
May 2, 2016 ... Opportunistic infections or cancers take advantage of a very weak immune
system and signal that the person has AIDS. Learn more about the ...
HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus. HIV is a virus. Some viruses,
such as the ones that cause the common cold or the flu, stay in the body only for