Definition of HIV
HIV is a virus, which progressively evolves, the ultimate stage being AIDS. It attacks the cells of the immune system (T4 or CD4 lymphocytes) and gradually destroys them. If left untreated, serious illness can occur.
Definition of Hepatitis C
Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver, most often caused by a viral infection. There are several types of hepatitis. Hepatitis C (HCV) is a virus that is transmitted mainly through the blood and damages the liver. It can live in the open air for more than 7 days
Through sharp objects (razors, toothbrushes, tweezers, clippers).
Definition of Syphilis
Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that can lead to very serious complications when left untreated, but it is simple to cure with the right treatment. Syphilis spreads from person to person via skin or mucous membrane contact.