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Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

(Science: immunology, syndrome) An epidemic disease caused by an infection by human immunodeficiency virus (hiv-1, HIV-2), a retrovirus that causes immune system failure and debilitation and is often accompanied by infections such as tuberculosis. Aids is spread through direct contact with bodily fluids.

Acronym: aids


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... effect in the search for recombinant human immunodeficiency virus and simian immunodeficiency ... non-cytopathogenic ones and cause a lethal syndrome, mucosal disease, in the hosts (Meyers ... Jolly, 1991) and closteroviruses which have acquired host cellular protein-coding genes (Dolja ...

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... the mycotic cases almost always occurred in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Other differential diagnoses must be considered ( Table ...

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