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used in Change of Heart by Picoult

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human immunodeficiency virus: the virus that causes AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome); it replicates in and kills the helper T cells
  • Someone without HIV would have a normal T cell count of a thousand cells or more, but the virus becomes part of these white blood cells.
  • An autoimmune disease specialist at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, he also served as the doctor for HIV/AIDS patients at the state prison and knew all about Lucius and his recovery.
  • HIV causes cognitive impairment—a permanent loss of memory and concentration.

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