HIV i-Base

Selected words and phrases

bile duct – a tube that carries bile from the liver to the gallbladder and then to the small intestine biopsy: taking a small sample of body tissue for examination and testing in the laboratory

cryptococcus (crypto) – a fungal infection. Can cause meningitis.

malaria – a parasite infection of red blood cells.

HBV – hepatitis B, a virus that causes liver disease.

Hepatitis B.