AIDS is syndrome and not a disease.Explain [3]

Asked by  | 26th Feb, 2012, 07:34: PM

Expert Answer:

Because HIV (AIDS virus) kills Helper-T cells of immune system which decreases the production of antibodies from the B-lymphocytes.This lowers our resistance to fight pathogenic microorganisms which increases the chances of several bacterial and viral infections of any organ of the body.So HIV infection results in a variety of symptoms and diseases depending upon the type of infection and organ affected so is called a syndrome and not a disease.

Answered by Meghna Thapar | 27th Feb, 2012, 11:27: AM

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