What pathogen can cause AIDSHIV?

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is the causative agent of AIDS. Infection by this virus does not necessarily mean the infected person has AIDS. Upon infection, the virus could remain dormant in the system for a certain period of time. After which, it could begin rapidly multiplying and inactivating the victims immune system.

Even at this stage, treatment is an option. If the infection remains unchecked for prolonged periods of time, the result is AIDS