The term AIDS Diagnosis, (stage 3) refers specifically to persons with diagnosed Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) whose infection was classified as Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) during a given year (for diagnoses). AIDS diagnoses is defined as a stage of HIV where the number of CD4 lymphocytes falls below less than 200 cells/mm3 and/or there us a documentation of an AIDS-defining opportunistic infection. These data represent new diagnoses of AIDS in Florida by year of diagnosis (AIDS incidence).
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