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Infectious diseases spread from person to person through sexual contact.
Another name for STDs.
Occurrences of diseases in which many people in the same place at the same time are affected.
A deliberate decision to avoid harmful behaviors, including sexual activity before marriage and the use of tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs.
A virus that can cause genital warts or asymptomatic infection.
A bacterial infection that affects the reproductive organs of both males and females.
An STD caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV)
A bacterial STD that usually affects mucous membranes.
An STD caused by a microscopic protozoan that results in infection of the vagina, urethra, and bladder.
An STD that attack many parts of the body and is caused by a small bacterium called a spirochete.
A disease in which immune system of the patient is weakened.
A virus that attacks the immune system.
Infections that occur in individuals who do not have healthy immune systems.
A period of time during which a person infected with HIV has no symptoms.
The stage in which a person infected with HIV has symptoms as a result of a severe drop in immune cells.
A test that screen for the response for the presence of HIV antibodies in the blood.
The most common confirmation test for HIV in the United States.
A global outbreak of infectious disease.
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