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AIDS

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Persons who are HIV-positive, or who have AIDS, are protected from discrimination by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other federal and state legislation. This extends to decisions to buy, rent, or sell. Further, in many states it is considered a violation of privacy to reveal that a former tenant or owner was HIV-positive or suffered from AIDS.

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Lymphocyte status of lymph node and blood in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-related complex disease.
Primary T-cell lymphoma of the brain in a patient at advanced stage of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
Revision of the CDC Surveillance Case Definition for Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome," Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 1987: 36(supplement no.
High-risk sexual practices and intravenous drug use increase the risk of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome.
Triangle Pharmaceuticals is a specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the development of new antiviral drug candidates, with a particular focus on therapies for the human immunodeficiency virus, including the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, and hepatitis B virus.
Once your immune system is weakened to the point where you get certain types of life-threatening diseases, infections, and cancers, you have what is called AIDS or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
The Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Education Outreach Program was developed in 1996 to help increase knowledge of AIDS/Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and to provide adolescents with the tools to make informed decisions about behaviors which put them at risk for HIV infection.
The National Sanatorium Fukui Hospital in Mikata, cited by UNAIDS in this month's "Best Practice Collection" of case studies, has undertaken more than 100 operations on patients with AIDS, or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
Approved on August 26, 1998 for the local treatment of cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) who are intolerant of or have a contraindication to other treatment(s) for CMV retinitis or who were insufficiently responsive to previous treatment(s) for CMV retinitis.
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS): Implications for counseling and education.
One of the items available is a multipage fact sheet designed specifically for persons who have human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV) or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
In 1988 the Africa Region of the World Bank adopted an agenda for action on the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) epidemic in Africa.

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