ARC; slim disease; Wasting syndromes
DefinitionThis section has been translated automatically.
Positive HIV serology and one of the following general symptoms: involuntary weight loss of more than 10%, fever or diarrhoea for more than 1 month. Corresponds to stage 1 to 3 of HIV infection according to CDC classification.
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Development of AIDS.
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- Dworkin MS et al (2003) AIDS wasting syndrome: trends, influence on opportunistic infections, and survival. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 33: 267-273
- Polsky B et al (2001) HIV-associated wasting in the HAART era: guidelines for assessment, diagnosis, and treatment. AIDS Patient Care STDS 15: 411-423
- Wanke CA et al (2003) Role of acquired immune deficiency syndrome-defining conditions in human immunodeficiency virus-associated wasting. Clin Infect Dis 37: S81-84
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