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Glossary Terms for Policy 670.020

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
An infectious disease caused by the HIV virus which attacks the immune system and reduces the infected person's capacity to fight off other infectious or opportunistic diseases.
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Health Care Provider
A person who is licensed, certified, registered, or otherwise authorized by the law of this state to provide health care in the ordinary course of business or practice of a profession.
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Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
The virus that causes the destructive effect on the "T"-Lymphocytes of the body's cellular immune system.
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Sexually Transmitted Disease
A bacterial, viral, fungal, or parasitic disease that are transmitted through sexual acts that are determined to be a threat to the health and welfare of staff and offenders.
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Spouse
Husband or wife as defined or recognized under state law for purposes of marriage in the state where the employee resides.
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