Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency
syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is a spectrum of conditions caused by infection with the
Feb 9, 2016 ... 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 ...
Jul 14, 2016 ... HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus, the virus that can lead to AIDS.
May 11, 2016 ... AIDS stands for acquired immune deficiency syndrome or acquired
immunodeficiency syndrome; it is a syndrome caused by the virus called ...
A brief explanation of what AIDS is (part of the Basics lesson for patients), from
the VA National HIV/AIDS website.
The Centers for Disease Control has defined AIDS as beginning when a person
with HIV infection has a CD4 cell (also called "t-cell", a type of immune cell) ...
5 days ago ... Opportunistic infections or cancers take advantage of a very weak immune
system and signal that the person has AIDS. Learn more about the ...
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" ...
Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) is an AIDS-defining cancer and was one of the first
recognised HIV-related illnesses in the early 1980s. Unlike most cancers, which