• human
  • Aberg JA, Gallant JE, Anderson J, et al: Primary care guidelines for the management of persons infected with human immunodeficiency virus: recommendations of the HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. (freemd.com)
  • Primary care guidelines for the management of persons infected with human immunodeficiency virus: 2009 update by the HIV medicine Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. (freemd.com)
  • 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. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Systemic mycosis due to Penicillium marneffei in a patient with antibody to human immunodeficiency virus. (springer.com)
  • Patients infected by the human immunodeficiency virus are predisposed to many infectious and noninfectious complications and often receive a variety of drugs. (bmj.com)
  • Virus strains from two of these primate species, SIVsmm in sooty mangabeys and SIVcpz in chimpanzees, are believed to have crossed the species barrier into humans, resulting in HIV-2 and HIV-1 respectively, the two human immunodeficiency viruses. (wikipedia.org)
  • While human immunodeficiency virus has a limited number of subtypes, SIV is now known to infect a few dozen species of non-human primates, and distinct strains are often associated with each species, or with a set of closely related species. (wikipedia.org)
  • While various sub-groups of the virus acquired human infectivity at different times, the global pandemic had its origins in the emergence of one specific strain - HIV-1 subgroup M - in Léopoldville in the Belgian Congo (now Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo) in the 1920s. (wikipedia.org)
  • causes
  • Two have subsequently died from causes related to their underlying immunodeficiency--one with Kaposi's sarcoma, the other with Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia. (cdc.gov)
  • Presumed ocular histoplasmosis syndrome (POHS) causes chorioretinitis, where the choroid and retina of the eyes are scarred, resulting in a loss of vision not unlike macular degeneration. (wikipedia.org)