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HIV/AIDSIntroductionThe human body is vulnerable to a number of diseases. The body consists of cells which make up tissues,which in turn make up organs that form organ systems such as lymphatic, cardiovascular, respiratory, andurinary, among others. While some diseases tend to affect many organ systems, some affect mainly asingle organ system.In this assignment, I will write about a disease affecting the immune system; HIV/AIDS. It exists in twoforms, HIV-1 and HIV-2. HIV subtype 1 is the most prevalent and virulent form of HIV. Unlike HIV-2which is limited to Western Africa and nearby countries, HIV-1 is found virtually in all parts of the world.The virus replicates inside human host cells, mostly the CD4 cells which normally are responsible forimmune defense, thus lowering the bodys immunity to other infections. Normally, infections occurringas a result of the lowered immunity (opportunistic infections) are responsible for death in the infectedindividuals. These opportunistic infections include but not limited to Kaposis sarcoma and pneumocystisjiroveci pneumonia.DefinitionHIV is a single stranded RNA virus of retrovirus broader group and Lentivirus family .HIV is the virusresponsible for causing AIDS. HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus while AIDS stands foracquired immune deficiency syndrome.Methods of diagnosisDiagnosis of HIV can be made through clinical and laboratory investigations. The laboratory tests includetesting for antibodies
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