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HIV-positive

adjective
 
 
/ˌeɪtʃaɪviːˈpɒzətɪv/
If a person is HIV-positive, they are infected with HIV although they might not have AIDS.Bacteria, moulds, germs and viruses
Translations of “HIV-positive”
in Chinese (Traditional) HIV病毒檢驗呈陽性的…
in Russian ВИЧ инфицированный…
in Turkish HIV virüsü taşıyan…
in Chinese (Simplified) HIV病毒检验呈阳性的…
in Polish zarażony HIV, ≈ nosiciel/ka HIV…
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