Opportunistic Infections That In Part Define Aids
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,See below. The information you requested was already waiting for you in the archives.Dr. BobCONFUSED ABOUT YOUR ARTICLE (DEFINITION HIV VS AIDS 2009) Feb 17, 2009In your answr to a patient , you said that the current definition of AIDS is not... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) in an HIV-positive person is considered an AIDS-defining diagnosis at any CD4 count. Having only one or two KS lesions and a CD4 count in the 900s would not indicate the need to begin HAART immediately. There are many... Read more »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineYes, it is true that we included hep C in the guidelines for treatment and prevention, but technically speaking, the definition of AIDS is set by the CDC and hep C is not included. That may be because the classic definition of an OI is an infection... Read more »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineCheck the CDC website for the surveillance case definition of AIDS. All the AIDS-defining OIs are listed. Be aware that there are other, less serious infections associated with HIV that are not on this list.... Read more »
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Posted by Brickwall, 2 RepliesIs there anyone that went directly from infection to aids defining symptoms?
I had a severe primary infection 3 weeks after risk, then it has stayed/got worse now 20 weeks..
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