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Is HIV an autoimmune disease?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: HIV

This is a viral infection which destroys T4 lymphocytes and by doing so destroys the body's immunity.
It is not an autoimmune disease, but rather an infection.

In brief: HIV

This is a viral infection which destroys T4 lymphocytes and by doing so destroys the body's immunity.
It is not an autoimmune disease, but rather an infection.
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