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What is the definition or description of: human immunodeficiency virus?

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Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

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Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids), [1][2] a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections and cancers to thrive.

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Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids), [1][2] a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections and cancers to thrive.
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
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Dr. Thomas Klein
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: It is the AIDS virus

Human immunodeficiency virus or HIV is the blood borne virus that causes aids or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
It is transferred via blood or bodily secretions through mucus membranes usually via sexual encounters.

In brief: It is the AIDS virus

Human immunodeficiency virus or HIV is the blood borne virus that causes aids or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
It is transferred via blood or bodily secretions through mucus membranes usually via sexual encounters.
Dr. Thomas Klein
Dr. Thomas Klein
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