|what are the symthoms of aids
Apr 22, 2007
what are the symptoms of aids
Response from Dr. Daar
The Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is defined as being HIV infected with any of a long list of infections, cancers, wasting syndrome or dementia, or having a CD4 cell count of less than 200 cells/uL. It was originally created and intermittently revised in order to track the epidemic. At this point it is probably best thought of as one end of the spectrum of HIV disease, which ranges from being without symptoms to having mild symptoms, to having more severe symptoms including many of those in the AIDS definition.
I hope that helps. Best, Eric
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