AIDS defining illness

AIDS defining illnesses are conditions that in the setting of a HIV infection confirm the diagnosis of AIDS, and do not commonly occur in immunocompetent individuals 2. According to the CDC surveillance case definition 1, they are:

Infectious
Neoplastic
Non-infectious / non-neoplastic

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rID: 11082
Section: Gamuts
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  • AIDS defining illnesses

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