DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for Human immunodeficiency virus infectious disease

Human immunodeficiency virus infectious disease [DOID:526]

A viral infectious disease that results_in destruction of immune system, leading to life-threatening opportunistic infections and cancers, has_material_basis_in Human immunodeficiency virus 1 or has_material_basis_in Human immunodeficiency virus 2, which are transmitted_by sexual contact, transmitted_by transfer of blood, semen, vaginal fluid, pre-ejaculate, or breast milk, transmitted_by congenital method, and transmitted_by contaminated needles. The virus infects helper T cells (CD4+ T cells) which are directly or indirectly destroyed, macrophages, and dendritic cells. The infection has_symptom diarrhea, has_symptom fatigue, has_symptom fever, has_symptom vaginal yeast infection, has_symptom headache, has_symptom mouth sores, has_symptom muscle aches, has_symptom sore throat, and has_symptom swollen lymph glands.

Synonyms:  Human immunodeficiency virus infectious disease,  DOID:526,  Human immunodeficiency virus infectious disorder,  Human immunodeficiency virus infectious syndrome,  HIV infection