Dr. Sehrish Liaqat, Dr. Hafiza Abeer Ilyas , Dr. Zofshan Majeed
Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is a spectrum of conditions caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Following initial infection a person may not notice any symptoms, or may experience a brief period of influenza-like illness. This cross-sectional study was conducted among medical students at different medical colleges. All the students were given a predefined questionnaire. All the data was entered and analyzed with SPSS Ver. 23.0. There were 60 medical students included in this study. The mean age of the students was 22.12±2.01 years. There were 30 (50%) males and 30 (50%) females in this study. The students participating in this study belonged to first year only. All the students had basic knowledge about AIDS, its causes and mode of spread. When asked about its prevention, they also mentioned some of the precautions. KEYWORDS: Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection And Acquired Immune.