Reading 2 Viruses 5 - HIV

Microbe Name: 
HIV
Structural Image: 
Microbe Type: 
Parent Accordion Part: 
IV. Viruses
Disease Caused: 
AIDS
Damage: 
Destroys immune cells (CD4 cells)
Symptoms: 
Lack of energy, weight loss, fevers and sweats, frequent yeast infections, skin rashes or flaky skin, short-term memory loss, mouth, genital, or anal sores
Mode of Transmission: 
Sexual contact; blood
Microbe Table Index: 
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