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Besides HIV what can lead to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome?
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Dr. David Rosenthal
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Secondary immunodef
As dr. Gallant explains, only hiv-1 and hiv-2 cause aids.
If you are asking what other causes are there for other aquired immune deficiencies besides hiv/aids, then there are several. A new one was just reported this week from an nih team. Sometimes these are called "other secondary immunodeficiency" rather than "other acquired immunodeficiency syndromes (aids)". See an immunologist.

In brief: Secondary immunodef
As dr. Gallant explains, only hiv-1 and hiv-2 cause aids.
If you are asking what other causes are there for other aquired immune deficiencies besides hiv/aids, then there are several. A new one was just reported this week from an nih team. Sometimes these are called "other secondary immunodeficiency" rather than "other acquired immunodeficiency syndromes (aids)". See an immunologist.
Dr. David Rosenthal
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Dr. Joel Gallant
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: None
There are other diseases that cause immunodeficiency, but only hiv-1 and hiv-2 infection cause aids.

In brief: None
There are other diseases that cause immunodeficiency, but only hiv-1 and hiv-2 infection cause aids.
Dr. Joel Gallant
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