Immunology | Defects in the immune system | Diseases of the immune system

HIV | AIDS | Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) brought about a persistent, severe and possibly deadly state named acquired immunodeficiency syndrome(AIDS). HIV hampers a capacity of organism to struggle with the microorganisms, which make an illness. It harms the immunity.

HIV is a virus which can be transferred by a sexual contact, by someone's diseased blood or can be given from mother to child in the course of pregnancy, suckling the baby or birthing. The HIV can deliberate the immunity for many years, so that a person can have AIDS. This condition on the bottom can occur without taking any medicine.

HIV/AIDS are incurable. Fortunately several medicines are obtainable for reducing a development of the illness. Leaning on the stage of the disease, the HIV virus complaints as well as AIDS are different.