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Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

"Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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An acquired defect of cellular immunity associated with infection by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), a CD4-positive T-lymphocyte count under 200 cells/microliter or less than 14% of total lymphocytes, and increased susceptibility to opportunistic infections and malignant neoplasms. Clinical manifestations also include emaciation (wasting) and dementia. These elements reflect criteria for AIDS as defined by the CDC in 1993.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome" by people in UAMS Profiles by year, and whether "Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 47 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 1990 and 2007 and 2008 and 2015
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