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Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C01.221.250.875.040
C01.221.812.640.400.040
C01.778.640.400.040
C01.925.782.815.616.400.040
C01.925.813.400.040
C01.925.839.040
C12.100.937.640.400.040
C20.673.480.040
Unique ID
D000163
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000163
Annotation
caused by HIV; coord IM with HIV-1 or HIV-2 (IM) if pertinent; /‌epidemiol: consider also HIV SEROPREVALENCE; AIDS-RELATED OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS is available if particularly discussed: see note there; for lymphoma with AIDS, use LYMPHOMA, AIDS-RELATED
Scope Note
An acquired defect of cellular immunity associated with infection by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), a CD4-positive T-lymphocyte count under 200 cells/microliter or less than 14% of total lymphocytes, and increased susceptibility to opportunistic infections and malignant neoplasms. Clinical manifestations also include emaciation (wasting) and dementia. These elements reflect criteria for AIDS as defined by the CDC in 1993.
Entry Version
ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFIC SYNDROME
Entry Term(s)
AIDS
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
Acquired Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome
Immunodeficiency Syndrome, Acquired
Immunologic Deficiency Syndrome, Acquired
Previous Indexing
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes (1979-1982)
See Also
AIDS Arteritis, Central Nervous System
AIDS Dementia Complex
AIDS Serodiagnosis
HIV Seropositivity
HIV Seroprevalence
Lymphoma, AIDS-Related
Public MeSH Note
83
History Note
83
Date Established
1983/01/01
Date of Entry
1983/03/18
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Preferred
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