Is the HIV burden in India being overestimated?
- Infection with Human Immunodeficiency Virus, an Epidemic Out of Control: Personal Reflections. Sande, Merle A. // Journal of Infectious Diseases;3/15/99 Supplement 2, Vol. 179, pS387
Examines the worldwide problem of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Estimated number of persons living with HIV infection at the end of 1997; Origin of HIV; Successful attempts to intervene in the transmission of HIV.
- CE/CME questions. // AIDS Alert;Jun2008, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p71
A quiz about HIV infection is presented.
- Plasma HIV viral load in patients with hemophilia and late-stage HIV Disease: A measure of... Engels, Eric A.; Rosenberg, Philip S. // Annals of Internal Medicine;08/17/99, Vol. 131 Issue 4, p256
Discusses the relationship between plasma HIV viral load and subsequent risk for disease progression in patients with late-stage HIV disease. HIV viral load as strong predictor of AIDS-related illness; Linear relation between viral load and risk for AIDS-related illness; Viral load prediction...
- CE/CME questions. // AIDS Alert;Apr2007, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p47
A quiz regarding human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is presented.
- Discrimination fuels rise of HIV in Philippines. // Filipino Post;7/12/2012, p10
The article reports on the increasing numbers of HIV cases in the Philippines which is attributed to the discrimination against homosexuals and people who are already infected with HIV.
- Unfolding Story. Meyer, Charles R. // Minnesota Medicine;
The article discusses various reports published within the issue including one on the care of geriatric HIV patients, one on the potential decrease of incidents rate in sexually transmitted HIV in the U.S., and one on disease inferno in Africa and other parts of the Third World.
- Effect of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Type 1 Envelope Subtypes A and D on Disease Progression in a Large Cohort of HIV-1-Positive Persons in Uganda. Kaleebu, Pontiano; French, Neil; Mahe, Cedric; Yirell, David; Watera, Christine; Lyagoba, Fred; Nakiyingi, Jessica; Rutebemberwa, Alleluiah; Morgan, Dilys; Weber, Jonathan; Gilks, Charles; Whitworth, Jimmy // Journal of Infectious Diseases;5/1/2002, Vol. 185 Issue 9, p1244
The effect of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) type I envelope subtypes A and D on disease progression was investigated in 1045 adults in Uganda. At enrollment and every 6 months, a clinical history, examination, and laboratory investigations that included CD4 cell counts were done. HIV-1...
- Prevalence of Infection with Human Immunodeficiency Virus in East Timor. Chevalier, Benoit; Carmoi, Thierry; Sagui, Emmanuel; Pierre, Claude // Clinical Infectious Diseases;3/15/2001, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p991
Focuses on a study which determined the prevalence of HIV infection in East Timor, Indonesia. Results; Implications of the results.
- Introduction of HIV-2 and multiple HIV-1 subtypes to Lebanon. Pieniazek, Danuta; Hu, Dale J.; Fridlund, Carol; Schable, Charles; Rayfield, Mark A.; Heneine, Walid; Baggs, James; Matar, Ghassan M.; Abdelnoor, Alexander M.; Mokhbat, Jacques E.; Uwaydah, Marwan; Bizri, Abdul Rahman; Ramos, Artur; Janini, Luiz M.; Tanuri, Amilcar; Heyndrickx, Leo // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Oct-Dec98, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p649
Analyzes HIV genetic variability, phylogenetic relationships, and transmission dynamics in 26 HIV-infected patients from Lebanon. Molecular characteristics of HIV infection; Classification of the strains; Epidemiologic analysis of the patients' travel histories and behavioral risks.