Disease Information for HIV II/disease (AIDs/Africa type)

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Anorexia in Children
Sore throat in Elderly
Sore throat/Pharyngitis
Sore Throat/Throat Pain
Throat Conditions
Constitutional symptoms
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Fever recent Travel Long visit return
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Chronic disorder
Demographics & Risk Factors
Travel, Geographic & Climate Related Factors
Residence/travel/Burkina Faso
Residence/travel/Cape Verde
Residence/travel/Gambia
Residence/travel/Guinea
Residence/travel/Liberia
Residence/travel/Mozambique
Residence/travel/Sierra Leone
Residence/travel/Western Africa
Established Disease Population
Patient/AIDS established population
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
SALIVA Rapid HIV antibody test/abnormal
SUDS test (Rapid HIV antibody)/blood positive (labs)
URINE Rapid HIV antibody test/abnormal
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Right Shift (Viral) Differential Smear (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
HIV/Viral RNA/Plasma copies/quantitative (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Immune deficiency , acquired (AIDS/HIV) disease/assn
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Retrovirus (ex)
AGENT/Virus (category)
Process
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
Definition

Immune deficiency state with relentless loss on T4 immune cells caused by the HIV agent;an RNA virus with tribal subtypes;all tissues are involved especially nerve,lymph tissue and immune cells; complications are myriad with unusual opportunistic infections such as pneumocystis, MAC, and all fungi and unusual tumors;chronic disease treated with newer (expensive) anti-viral agents;it can be arrested but not cured;long latency after blood product,iv drug use or sexual transmission (homosexual OR heterosexual);often transmitted by mother to offspring

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