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Besides HIV what leads to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome?
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Synonymous
Aids is caused by HIV infection.
You can become immuno-suppressed by other conditions and illnesses, but the term is generally used to mean the result of HIV infection, although not everybody with HIV infection will have aids, .

In brief: Synonymous
Aids is caused by HIV infection.
You can become immuno-suppressed by other conditions and illnesses, but the term is generally used to mean the result of HIV infection, although not everybody with HIV infection will have aids, .
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