acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

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ac·quired im·mu·no·de·fi·cien·cy syn·drome

n. síndrome de inmunodeficiencia adquirida, colapso del sistema inmune del organismo que lo incapacita a responder a la invasión de infecciones.
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Abbreviations AIDS: Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome HIV: Human immunodeficiency virus CD4: Cluster of differentiation 4 RPR: Rapid plasma reagin IVI: Intravenous.
Loubiere, "Extracerebral toxoplasmosis in the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)," Pathology Research and Practice, vol.
Surgical management of pneumothorax in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Arch Surg.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dhu-AlQa'dah 13, 1436, August 28, 2015, SPA -- Researchers have found that the progression from human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, or AIDS, is caused by immune cells in the body, not the virus itself, according to UPI.
A positive human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) test led to a diagnosis of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
A vaccine to prevent AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) is not very far from turning into a reality.
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If left untreated, HIV will develop into acquired immunodeficiency syndrome or AIDS.
In the most infamous form, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) destroys a type of white blood cell, the T cell, and this causes progressive weakness and vulnerability of the immune system.
HIV, which causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), affects the body's immune cells known as CD4+ T cells and inserts itself into the host cell's deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA).
Awareness and prevention efforts in Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries about Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the lentivirus that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (Aids), have been often hampered by the social stigma associated with this.
The contiguous human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) caused the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), which spreads through illicit sexual relations, unsafe ways of blood transfusion and a multiple use of syringes, surgical instruments and blades.

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