Some Hematological Parameters and the Prognostic Value of CD4, CD8 and Total Lymphocyte Counts and CD4/CD8 Cell Count Ratio in Healthy HIV Sero-Negative, Healthy HIV Sero-Positive and AIDS Subjects in Port Harcourt, Nigeria/Nijerya'da (Port Harcourt) Saglikli HIV Seronegatif, Saglikli HIV Seropozitif Ve AIDS Hastasi Olgularda CD4, CD8 Ve Toplam Lenfosit Sayimi Ve CD4/CD8 ... (Research Article) (Cluster of Differentiation) (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) (Report)

Some Hematological Parameters and the Prognostic Value of CD4, CD8 and Total Lymphocyte Counts and CD4/CD8 Cell Count Ratio in Healthy HIV Sero-Negative, Healthy HIV Sero-Positive and AIDS Subjects in Port Harcourt, Nigeria/Nijerya’da (Port Harcourt) Saglikli HIV Seronegatif, Saglikli HIV Seropozitif Ve AIDS Hastasi Olgularda CD4, CD8 Ve Toplam Lenfosit Sayimi Ve CD4/CD8 … (Research Article) (Cluster of Differentiation) (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) (Report)

Introduction Since its identification in 1981, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and the associated acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) remain a major health burden globally. Recent estimates indicate that over 35 million people are affected worldwide, with mortality counts of over 20 million [1]. About 70% of these deaths have occurred in sub-Saharan Africa [1], where […]

Hiv-Associated Maternal Mortality--Primary Causes of Death at King Edward VIII Hospital, Durban (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)

Hiv-Associated Maternal Mortality–Primary Causes of Death at King Edward VIII Hospital, Durban (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)

Background. The maternal mortality ratio in poor countries is reported to be 650/100 000 live births. This high maternal mortality may be associated with increasing numbers of HIV-related deaths in sub-Saharan Africa. Objective. To establish the direct causes of maternal mortality related to the HIV syndrome.

Chemokine Profile Among Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 (HIV-1) Infected Individuals from Southern India (Report)

Chemokine Profile Among Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 (HIV-1) Infected Individuals from Southern India (Report)

Background & objectives: Individuals infected with HIV-1 have higher levels of chemokine producing cells compared to uninfected individuals. It is important to know the changes in chemokine levels associated with rate of progression of disease. There is a paucity of information on the plasma chemokines in HIV-1 infected individuals from India. We therefore carried out […]

Is Scaling up Enough to Curb the HIV Epidemic in Southern Africa? (Issues in Public Health) (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) (Report)

Is Scaling up Enough to Curb the HIV Epidemic in Southern Africa? (Issues in Public Health) (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) (Report)

We highlight key insights and provide some food for thought on ‘Scaling up for success’, the theme of the 4th Southern African AIDS Conference (Durban, 31 March-3 April 2009), where over 4 000 scientists, field workers and activists presented and discussed research findings and best practices for HIV prevention, treatment and care in southern Africa. […]

Risky Sexual Behaviours of High-School Pupils in an Era of HIV and Aids (Original Articles) (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)

Risky Sexual Behaviours of High-School Pupils in an Era of HIV and Aids (Original Articles) (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)

Objective. To identify risky sexual behaviours and demographic factors that place high-school pupils at risk of HIV and AIDS. Methods. A cross-sectional study was undertaken to explore factors influencing the sexual behaviour of high-school pupils (mean age 15.4 years; SD 1.11). Structured self-reported questionnaires were completed by all grade 10 pupils (N=805) at all the […]

Medical Examination of Aliens - Removal of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection From Definition of Communicable Disease of Public Health Significance (US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Regulation) (CDC) (2018 Edition)

Medical Examination of Aliens – Removal of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection From Definition of Communicable Disease of Public Health Significance (US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Regulation) (CDC) (2018 Edition)

The Law Library presents the complete text of the Medical Examination of Aliens – Removal of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection From Definition of Communicable Disease of Public Health Significance (US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Regulation) (CDC) (2018 Edition).Updated as of May 29, 2018 Through this final rule, the Centers for Disease Control […]

Doing HIV Medicine in Southern Africa--What Does the Epidemic Teach US?(Original Articles) (Human Immunodeficiency Virus )

Doing HIV Medicine in Southern Africa–What Does the Epidemic Teach US?(Original Articles) (Human Immunodeficiency Virus )

As my grandmother used to say, ‘There are only two families in the world, the haves and the have-nots.’ (1) (Cervantes) In the last analysis it is not so much their subjects that the great teachers teach us as it is they themselves. (2) (Frederich Buechner) If the HIV epidemic has done Africa any good, […]