HIV[Mesh] or "acquired immunodeficiency syndrome*"[tw] or “acquired immune deficiency syndrome*”[tw] or HIV[tw] or HIV+[TW] or HIV/AIDS[TW] or "HIV Infections"[Mesh] or HTLV-III-LAV[tw] or HTLV-III[tw] or "human immunodeficiency virus*"[tw] or "persons living with AIDS"[tw] or "people living with AIDS"[tw] or PLHIV[TW] or PLWH[TW] or PLWHA[TW] or "T-Lymphotropic Virus Type III"[tw] or "women living with AIDS"[tw] or WLHIV[TW] OR "human T-cell lymphotropic"[tw] OR "AIDS virus*"[tw]
This filter does not include historical terms for HIV, nor does it include AIDS-associated diseases such as Pneumocystis pneumonia or Kaposi’s sarcoma. For additional historical terms, see below.
Last Updated: December 2023
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Citation Information APA, Ver. 7
Peterson, S. R., Leslie, S. L., Rogers, H. K., Nemeth, J., Reardon, E. E., & White, M. S. (2023, March). Search Hedges- Emory University. Health Sciences Research Guides. Retrieved [xx], from https://guides.libraries.emory.edu/search_hedges/diseases_HIV
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OR "Gay-related immune deficiency"[tw] OR "gay-related immunodeficiency disease" OR "community-acquired immunodeficiency"[tw] OR "acquired community immunodeficiency syndrome"[tw] OR "AIDS-related complex"[tw]