DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome [DOID:635]

A Human immunodeficiency virus infectious disease that results_in reduction in the numbers of CD4-bearing helper T cells below 200 per ┬ÁL of blood or 14% of all lymphocytes thereby rendering the subject highly vulnerable to life-threatening 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. Opportunistic infections are common in people with AIDS.

Synonyms:  acquired immunodeficiency syndrome,  DOID:635,  acquired immunodeficiency disease,  acquired immunodeficiency disorder,  AIDS ...

Linkouts:  OMIM