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Introduction: HIV

Description of HIV

HIV (medical condition): HIV is a sexually transmitted virus and AIDS is the life-threatening immune failure that occurs late in the progression ...more

HIV: See also:

HIV/AIDS:
  »Introduction: HIV/AIDS
  »Symptoms of HIV/AIDS
  »Treatments for HIV/AIDS

HIV: Human immunodeficiency virus, the cause of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
Source: National Institute of Health

HIV: Human immunodeficiency virus. A non-taxonomic and historical term referring to any of two species, specifically HIV-1 and/or HIV-2. Prior to 1986, this was called human T-lymphotropic virus type III/lymphadenopathy-associated virus (HTLV-III/LAV). From 1986-1990, it was an official species called HIV. Since 1991, HIV was no longer considered an official species name; the two species were designated HIV-1 and HIV-2.
Source: MeSH 2007

HIV: Related Topics

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HIV as a Disease

HIV: Another name for HIV/AIDS (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: HIV/AIDS
  »Symptoms of HIV/AIDS
  »Treatments for HIV/AIDS

HIV: Related Diseases

HIV: HIV is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of HIV (HIV/AIDS)

Some of the symptoms of HIV incude:

Treatments for HIV (HIV/AIDS)

Treatments for HIV (HIV/AIDS) include:

  • Nucleoside reverse transcriptase (RT) inhibitors - also called nucleoside analogs
    • Zidovudine (AZT) - also called ZDV
    • Zalcitibine (ddC)
    • Didanosine (ddI)
    • Stavudine (d4T)

Treatment of HIV: For more treatment information about HIV, see treatment of HIV/AIDS (HIV)

HIV: Article Excerpts about HIV/AIDS

HIV Infection and AIDS, An Overview, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID (Excerpt)

The term AIDS applies to the most advanced stages of HIV infection. CDC developed... (Source: excerpt from HIV Infection and AIDS, An Overview, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Sexually Transmitted Diseases, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID (Excerpt)

AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) was first reported in the United States in 1981. It is caused by the human ... (Source: excerpt from Sexually Transmitted Diseases, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

HIV Infection and AIDS, An Overview, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID (Excerpt)

The term AIDS applies to the most advanced stages of HIV infection. CDC developed official criteria... (Source: excerpt from HIV Infection and AIDS, An Overview, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Sexually Transmitted Diseases, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID (Excerpt)

AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) was first reported in the United States in 1981. It is caused by the human ... (Source: excerpt from Sexually Transmitted Diseases, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

HIV: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to HIV:

Terms associated with HIV:

Terms Similar to HIV:

Source - MeSH 2007

Related Topics

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More specific terms for HIV:

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Broader terms for HIV

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For a description of HIV, see:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of HIV

The following list attempts to classify HIV into categories where each line is subset of the next.

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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