immunodeficiency syndrome

im·mu·no·de·fi·cien·cy syn·drome

an immunologic deficiency or disorder, of which the chief symptom is an increased susceptibility to infection, the pattern of susceptibility being dependent on the kind of deficiency.
See also: immunodeficiency.

im·mu·no·de·fi·cien·cy syn·drome

(imyū-nō-dĕ-fishĕn-sē sindrōm)
Immunologic dis order, of which the chief symptom is an increased susceptibility to infection; pattern of susceptibility is dependent on the kind of deficiency.
See also: immunodeficiency
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These account for only 57 percent of over 67,000 cases listed in the country's national HIV and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) registry.
SHIKARPUR -- Speakers termed that Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome [AIDS] is a chronic, horrific, potentially life-threatening condition caused by the human immunodeficiency virus [AIDS] it damages your immune system while HIV is a sexually transmitted infection but it is now treatable and does not spread by taking food and get-together one another and urged upon the people of Sindh especially Shikarpur to avoid using used disposable syringe, used bleed at Salon, avoid using sexual relations adding It could also be spread by contact with infected blood or from mother to child during pregnancy, childbirth or breast-feeding.
Punjab health department officials say that reuse of such equipment is a major source for the transfer of deadly diseases such as the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and Hepatitis B or C.
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a chronic, potentially life-threatening condition caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
RATODERO -- Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)cases continued rising to 574 in Ratodero as health authorities seem to be failed to control the situation.
The number of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) patients in Ratodero, Larkana, has crossed 200 as new cases were detected on Thursday.
Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome is a virus while Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome is its escalated form.
Shakir Baloch on Thursday said a number of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) patients have been enhanced from 3500 to 5000 in Balochistan, despite 1334 patients were registered with AIDS control program.
AIDS Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)...,7th Edition (online access included)
Human Rights Watch on Wednesday criticized the lack of specific provisions on the promotion of condom use in the proposed measure to strengthen the country's policy on preventing the spread of Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome.
The ceremony exemplifies the community mobilization campaign to raise social consciousness about Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), said Jose Mari Garcia, provincial manager of Philippine Information Agency (PIA).

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