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Descriptor English:   Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome 
Descriptor Spanish:   Síndrome de Inmunodeficiencia Adquirida 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Síndrome de Imunodeficiência Adquirida 
Synonyms English:   AIDS
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome
Acquired Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome
Acquired Immuno-Deficiency Syndromes
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndromes
Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome, Acquired
Immuno-Deficiency Syndromes, Acquired
Immunodeficiency Syndrome, Acquired
Immunodeficiency Syndromes, Acquired
Immunologic Deficiency Syndrome, Acquired
Syndrome, Acquired Immuno-Deficiency
Syndrome, Acquired Immunodeficiency
Syndromes, Acquired Immuno-Deficiency
Syndromes, Acquired Immunodeficiency  
Tree Number:   C02.782.815.616.400.040
C02.800.801.400.040
C02.839.040
C20.673.480.040
SP4.001.012.148.179
Definition English:   An acquired defect of cellular immunity associated with infection by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), a CD4-positive T-lymphocyte count under 200 cells/microliter or less than 14% of total lymphocytes, and increased susceptibility to opportunistic infections and malignant neoplasms. Clinical manifestations also include emaciation (wasting) and dementia. These elements reflect criteria for AIDS as defined by the CDC in 1993. 
Indexing Annotation English:   caused by HIV; coord IM with HIV-1 or HIV-2 (IM) if pertinent; /epidemiol: consider also HIV SEROPREVALENCE; AIDS-RELATED OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS is available if particularly discussed: see note there; for lymphoma with AIDS, use LYMPHOMA, AIDS-RELATED
See Related English:   AIDS Arteritis, Central Nervous System
AIDS Dementia Complex
AIDS Serodiagnosis
HIV Seropositivity
HIV Seroprevalence
Lymphoma, AIDS-Related
 
History Note English:   83 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
TM transmission UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   29364 
Unique Identifier:   D000163 

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