Human Immunodeficiency Virus

  • (noun): The virus that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS); it replicates in and kills the helper T cells.
    Synonyms: HIV

Some articles on human immunodeficiency virus, human, virus:

CIA Transnational Health And Economic Activities - Priority Diseases - Human Immunodeficiency Virus - HIV Estimates in 2003
... HIV/AIDS is spreading at different rates in the five countries, with the epidemic the most advanced in Nigeria and Ethiopia ... In all countries, however, risky sexual behaviors are driving infection rates upward at a precipitous rate ...
Sexual Effects Of Circumcision - Effects - Sexually Transmitted Diseases - Human Immunodeficiency Virus
... There are plausible explanations based on human biology for how circumcision can decrease the likelihood of female-to-male HIV transmission ...
Dorian Bevec - Scientific Career - Selected Publications
... Aberrant MHC antigens in a sarcoma virus-induced mouse tumour ... Biosynthesis of complement C4 messenger RNA in normal human kidney ... Interleukin-4 counteracts pyrogen-induced downregulation of thrombomodulin in cultured human vascular endothelial cells ...
ICD-10 Chapter I: Certain Infectious And Parasitic Diseases - A80–B34 – Viral Infections - (B20–B24) Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Disease
... B20) Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) disease Resulting in infectious and parasitic diseases (B20.0) HIV disease resulting in mycobacterial ...

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