What is the clinical presentation of HIV infection?

Updated: Sep 07, 2018
  • Author: Jason F Okulicz, MD, FACP, FIDSA; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
  • Print
Answer

Answer

HIV infection manifests in 3 main ways:

  1. An acute viral illness seen in the initial weeks of infection

  2. Immunologically mediated processes related to host responses to chronic viral infection

  3. Opportunistic diseases


Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!