AIDS-defining disease

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AIDS-Defining Disease

A disease which, when accompanied by evidence of HIV infection, fulfills the criteria necessary to diagnose AIDS. AIDS-defining diseases include Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia, Mycobacterium avium complex, AIDS dementia complex, AIDS wasting syndrome, invasive cervical cancer, Kaposi’s sarcoma, and CMV retinitis.

AIDS-defining disease

A disease which, when accompanied by evidence of HIV infection, fulfills the criteria necessary to diagnose AIDS PCP, MAC, AIDS dementia complex, AIDS wasting syndrome, Kaposi's sarcoma, CMV retinitis. See AIDS dementia complex, AIDS wasting syndrome, CMV retinitis, Kaposi sarcoma, Mycobacterium avium complex, Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.
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