Estimation of HIV-1 incidence among five focal populations in Dehong, Yunnan: a hard hit area along a major drug trafficking route
- Prevalence, estimated HIV-1 incidence and viral diversity among people seeking voluntary counseling and testing services in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. de Castro, Carlos A. Velasco; Grinsztejn, Beatriz; Veloso, Valdiléa G.; Bastos, Francisco I.; Pilotto, José H.; Morgado, Mariza G. // BMC Infectious Diseases;2010, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p224
Background: BED-EIA HIV-1 Incidence Test (BED-CEIA) has been described as a tool to discriminate recent (RS) from long-term (LTS) seroconversion of HIV-1 infection, contributing to a better understanding of the dynamics of the HIV/AIDS epidemic over time. This study determined the prevalence,...
- HIV outbreaks in Europe. // Drugnet Europe;Oct-Dec2012, Issue 80, p4
The article informs on the 2011 report by Romania and Greece on the human immunodeficiency virus infection outbreaks among injectors which emphasize the need for caution in other countries.
- Attempting to explain heterogeneous HIV epidemics in sub-Saharan Africa: potential role of historical changes in risk behaviour and male circumcision. Orroth, Kate K.; White, Richard G.; Freeman, Esther E.; Bakker, Roel; Buvé, Anne; Glynn, Judith R.; Habbema, J. Dik F.; Hayes, Richard J.; Buvé, Anne // Sexually Transmitted Infections;Dec2011, Vol. 87 Issue 7, p640
Background:A key conclusion of the Four Cities Study, carried out to explore reasons for heterogeneity in the HIV epidemic between two cities in sub-Saharan Africa with relatively low prevalence (Cotonou and YaoundÃ©) and two with high prevalence (Kisumu and Ndola), was that...
- MINISTER: MONEY WON'T SOLVE HIV EPIDEMIC. // BOYZ;11/10/2011, Issue 1054, p55
The article offers information on a report published in September 2011 that warned the government that not enough money was being spent on HIV prevention and also described the efforts to tackle the growing epidemic.
- Playing the blame game: A look at modern civilities. Toce, Sarah // Windy City Times;9/12/2012, Vol. 27 Issue 47, p12
The author comments on a reader who showed a lack of compassion for other people amid the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic.
- Cryptococcemia in primary HIV infection. Yeung, Victor Au; Azzam, Rula; Dendle, Claire; Graham, Maryza; Woolley, Ian J.; Korman, Tony M. // International Journal of STD & AIDS;Nov2016, Vol. 27 Issue 13, p1231
Opportunistic infections have been reported infrequently in primary HIV infection. We report a case of cryptococcemia in primary HIV infection. To our knowledge there has not been such a case reported. Our case highlights the need for clinicians to be wary of other opportunistic infections,...
- Misclassification of recent HIV-1 seroconversion in sub-Saharan Africa using the sensitive/less sensitive technique. Duedu, Kwabena O.; Hayford, Anna A.; Sagoe, Kwamena W. // Virology Journal;2011, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p176
Background: In resource-limited settings where HIV-1 is endemic, there is a need for simple, inexpensive but effective rapid methods for detecting recent infections and estimating incidence for the purposes of surveillance and management. We sort to determine possible reasons for reported...
- Percutaneous Injuries and Transmission of HIV Among Cases Referred for Post Exposure Prophylaxis to Razi Hospital in Ahvaz, a City in the Southwest Iran. Alavi, Seyed Mohammad; Sharifi, Mehrdad // Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology;Dec2013, Vol. 6 Issue 10, p1
Background: Health care workers (HCWs) and public in Iran may be at the risk of percutaneous injury (PI) as well as infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Objectives: The aim of this study was to evaluate the PI and transmission of HIV infection in PI cases referred to an HIV...
- Long-term CD4+ lymphocyte response following HAART initiation in a U.S. Military prospective cohort. Lifson, Alan R.; Krantz, Elizabeth M.; Eberly, Lynn E.; Dolan, Matthew J.; Marconi, Vincent C.; Weintrob, Amy C.; Crum-Cianflone, Nancy F.; Ganesan, Anuradha; Grambsch, Patricia L.; Agan, Brian K. // AIDS Research & Therapy;2011, Vol. 8, p1
Background: Among HIV-infected persons initiating highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), early CD4+ lymphocyte count increases are well described. However, whether CD4+ levels continue to increase or plateau after 4-6 years is controversial. Methods: To address this question and identify...