Managing early HIV infection
Tags: HIV infections
- The truth about AIDS. Dyer, Nicole // Scholastic SuperScience;Mar1998, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p14
Provides facts about HIV infections. Effect of the HIV virus' attack on the immune system; Distinction between HIV and AIDS; Mode of transmission of HIV; Prognosis and outcome for AIDS patients. INSET: How HIV is different from an ordinary virus..
- Report on HIV-1 Group O Infection. // American Family Physician;11/01/96, Vol. 54 Issue 6, p2120
Focuses on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's report on the first recognized case of group O human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in the United States. Importance of maintaining active surveillance for HIV infection; Recommendations for patients infected with the disease.
- Living HIV-positively. Fleischman, Janet // Africa Report;May/Jun95, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p56
Reports on the high incidence of HIV infection in Uganda. Health risks inherent to women's subservient position in Uganda's male-dominated society; Noerine Kaleeba's founding of The AIDS Support Organization; Medical implications of the continued practice of polygamy.
- The HIV epidemic. // Drug Store News;8/4/97, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p21
Presents information on the estimated distribution of total adult HIV infections worldwide from early 1980s to 1993.
- A highly heterogeneous HIV-1 epidemic in the Central African Republic. Massanga, Marcel; Ndoyo, Justin // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Jul-Sep96, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p222
Presents information on the distribution of HIV-1 infections and serologic reactivities of HIV in the Central African Republic. Details on the impact of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic in the Central African Republic; Information on a nation-wide sentinel surveillance survey...
- HIV prevalence revised upward. Althaus, Frances // International Family Planning Perspectives;Jun98, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p55
Reports on the increase in the number of people infected with HIV in 1998. Estimated number of adults and children infected worldwide; Increase in AIDS mortality.
- Primary care physicians often overlook the physical signs of HIV infection. // Modern Medicine;Feb96, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p46
Presents an abstract of the article `Ability of Primary Crae Physicians to Recognize Physical Findings Associated With HIV Infection,' by D.S. Paauw et a published in the November 1995 issue of the periodical `JAMA'.
- HIV infection rate may have peaked in the U.S., but it is still fairly high. // Modern Medicine;Sep96, Vol. 64 Issue 9, p21
Reports on the high prevalence of HIV infections in the United States. Stabilization in the number of people with HIV; Breakdown of HIV-infected Americans by selected categories; Need for further preventive measures.
- 1994 revised classification system for human immunodeficiency virus infection in children with... // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;9/30/94 Supplement RR-12, Vol. 43 Issue 37, p1
Presents the 1994 revised classification system for HIV infection in children less than 13 years of age. Diagnosis of HIV infection in children; Immunological categories; Clinical categories; Effect on AIDS surveillance case definition for children.
- Official authorized addenda: Human immunodeficiency virus infection codes and official guidelines... // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;9/30/94 Supplement RR-12, Vol. 43 Issue 37, p13
Presents changes to the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) codes for HIV infection and disease. Structure of the classification; Guidelines for coding and reporting HIV infections.