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AIDS

acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

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CD4 cell

helper T cell

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CD8 cell

cytotoxic T cell

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Crypto

cryptococcus- causes opportunist Aids related infection

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ELISA

enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay- test to detect anti-HIV Ab

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HD

Hodgkins disease

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HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

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HSV

herpes simplex virus

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KS

kaposi sarcoma

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MoAb

monoclonal Ab

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NHL

non-Hodgkins lymphoma

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PCP

pneumocystis pneumonia - opportunistic

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PI

protease inhibitor

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RTI

reverse transcriptase inhibitor

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SCID

severe combined immunodeficiency disease

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T4 cell

helper T cell

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T8 cell

cytotoxic cell

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Treg

regulatory T cell (suppressor T cell)

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