Test and diagnosis of HIV

HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus, a virus that attacks the immune system, or to be more specific – the immune cells called CD4 cells. The CD4 cells are a type of T cells, white blood cells that are responsible for fighting off infections; however, since they are now affected by HIV, they are no … Read more

Gonorrhea and treatment with antibiotics

Gonorrhea, also known as the clap, is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the bacterium called Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Both men and women can get this STD and spread it to their sexual partners through vaginal, anal, or oral intercourse. The primary route of treatment of this, like other infections, is through the intake of … Read more