What Does Aids Look Like Under A Microscope

Can you see AIDS under a microscope?

Researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) are the first to have utilized high-resolution electron microscopy to look at HIV infection within the actual tissue of an infected organism providing perhaps the most detailed characterization yet of HIV infection in the gut.

What does it look like when you have AIDS?

Recurring fever or profuse night sweats. Extreme and unexplained tiredness. Prolonged swelling of the lymph glands in the armpits groin or neck. Diarrhea that lasts for more than a week.

What can be mistaken for AIDS?

  • A cold.
  • Influenza (the flu)
  • Mononucleosis (mono)
  • Strep throat.
  • COVID-19.
  • Epstein-Barr virus.
  • Viral hepatitis.
  • Some sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)

What type of virus is AIDS?

HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a virus that attacks the body’s immune system. If HIV is not treated it can lead to AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). Learning the basics about HIV can keep you healthy and prevent HIV transmission.

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