Question | Discussion | References

World Health Organization (WHO) HIV Case Definitions and Staging Systems

You answered:

C Her clinical stage is Advanced HIV-associated Symptoms (stage 3) and her immunologic stage is Advanced HIV-associated Immunodeficiency.

This answer is correct. Based on her history of current pulmonary tuberculosis, her WHO clinical stage is Advanced HIV-associated Symptoms (Stage 3). Her absolute CD4 count of 260 corresponds to a WHO Immunologic Stage of Advanced HIV-associated Immunodeficiency.


[Back to Case Question | Proceed to Case Discussion]