Guillain-barre Syndrome risks
Guillain-barre Syndrome

  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infects the cells of the immune system. In particular, HIV attacks and destroys the T helper lymphocytes, or T-cells, which are crucial to the immune system and immune response. (These cells are also called CD4-p...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Living with HIV/AIDS can result in a weakened immune system, making the body more susceptible to a host of illnesses. Over time, the virus attacks the body's CD4 cells, which play a critical role in maintaining a healthy immune system. Patients ca...
    Source:HLCMS
  • June 2011 marked an important milestone in the world of HIV/AIDS; it was the 30th anniversary of the first documented case of the virus. The first warning about the virus was released by the CDC on June 5, 1981. This unknown virus was originally d...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hodgkin's disease is a type of lymphoma, a blood cancer that starts in the lymphatic system. It can occur at any age, but is most prevalent between the ages of 15 and 40 and after the age of 55.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A gram stain is a type of microbiology or laboratory test that determines whether bacteria are present. It also determines whether bacteria are gram negative or gram positive.
    Source:HLCMS
  • The hepatitis virus panel is an array of tests used to detect viral hepatitis infections. By using antibody and antigen tests, the viral panel can detect multiple kinds of virus simultaneously. It can also distinguish between current and past infe...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Mononucleosis, commonly known as “mono” or “the kissing disease” refers to a group of symptoms usually caused by the Epstein Barr virus (EBV). This infection is infamous for its symptoms of fatigue and the length of time it...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Mycoplasma pneumonia (MP) is a contagious respiratory infection. Every year almost 2 million Americans are treated for MP. The disease is easily spread through contact with respiratory fluids, and it causes regular epidemics. The most common sign ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • The Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is a member of the herpes virus family, and it is one of the most common viruses to infect humans around the world. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that as many as 95 percent of U.S. adults betwee...
    Source:HLCMS
  • It is important to get a flu shot every year; receiving a shot one year does not mean you will be protected when the next bout of influenza comes to town.
    Source:HLCMS
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