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  • HIV / AIDS in Children- Symptoms and Causes

    HIV / AIDS in Children- Symptoms and Causes

    What is HIV? - HIV refers to Human Immunodeficiency Virus which is responsible to cause AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome). The virus mainly attacks the immune system of the body making it weak and hence prone to various illness and diseases. According to the survey and data collected by Joint United nations Program on HIV / AIDS (JNAIDS), around 2.5million children worldwide are suffering from this disease. There are number of factors or causes that result in HIV/AIDS in children. Causes of HIV / AIDS in Children ......

  •  Detection of HIV – By ELISA and Western Blot technique

    Detection of HIV – By ELISA and Western Blot technique

    Human Immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is an infectious disease that attack the immune system. If not treated, it can develop into Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) which is a prolonged and fatal illness. HIV is spread through vaginal, oral, or anal sexual contact. It is also spread through blood, blood factor products,injection, and through breast milk.Diagnosis of HIV infection by ELISA / Western blot technique HIV ELISA / Western blot is a set of blood tests used to diagnosis chronic infection with human immuno deficiency virus......

  • What is the difference between HIV and AIDS?

    What is the difference between HIV and AIDS?

    There is always a confusion between these two terms HIV and AIDS as they are closely related and are used together to describe a particular syndrome or disease. But still they are different and have their individual meanings. Hence to create an understanding between these two terms HIV and AIDS, let’s go through these following points and understand exactly what they mean.Definition of AIDS and HIVAIDS refers to Acquired immuno deficiency syndrome is a disease of the human immune system caused by the infection with Human immuno deficiency......

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