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.
What is AIDS? AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) is a condition
caused by HIV. This virus attacks the immune system, the body's "security force"
A brief explanation of what AIDS is (part of the Basics lesson for patients), from
the VA National HIV/AIDS website.
May 11, 2016 ... AIDS stands for acquired immune deficiency syndrome or acquired
immunodeficiency syndrome; it is a syndrome caused by the virus called ...
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) ...
Fact sheets about HIV/AIDS treatment information, the prevention of mother-to-
child transmission, and HIV treatment side effects. All the fact sheets are written ...
HIV is the infection that causes AIDS. HIV has few or no symptoms for up to 10
years or more before symptoms of AIDS develop. There is no cure for HIV/AIDS, ...