CDC surveillance Case Definition for AIDS

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In the diagnosis of the following diseases AIDS is assumed, even if the HIV status is not known. This concerns patients without other underlying immunodeficiencies.

  • Candidiasis of oesophagus, trachea, bronchi or lungs

  • Extrapulmonary cryptococcosis

  • Chronic cryptosporidiosis (> 1 month)

  • CMV infection of any organ, except liver, spleen or lymph nodes, when this has been present > 1 month.

  • Herpes simplex infection with chronic (> 1 month) affection of mucocutaneous membranes, lungs or oesophagus.

  • Kaposi's sarcoma in persons under 60 years old.

  • Primary central nervous system (CNS) lymphoma in persons under 60 years old.

  • Lymphoid interstitial pneumonitis (LIP) and/or pulmonary lymphoid hyperplasia in children <>

  • Disseminated Mycobacterium avium or M. kansasii

  • Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia

  • Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (JC virus)

  • Toxoplasmosis of the brain in persons over one month old.

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