CDC AIDS definition

The 1987 definition was published in MMWR 1987 36(suppl 1S). To summarize:

The 1993 definition (MMWR 41(RR-17)) expands the definition. It adds all HIV-infected persons with CD4<200 or CD4%<14. It adds all HIV-infected persons with pulmonary tuberculosis, recurrent pneumonia, or invasive cervical cancer.

I.A Causes of immunodeficiency that disqualify diseases as indicators of AIDS in the absence of laboratory evidence for HIV infection

I.B Indicator diseases diagnosed definitively

II.A Indicator diseases diagnosed definitively

II.B Indicator diseases diagnosed presumtively


To find out what isosporiasas is, for example, see the very large National AIDS Treatment Activist Forum glossary.

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