AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections: Opportunistic infections found in patients who test positive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The most common include PNEUMOCYSTIS PNEUMONIA, Kaposi's sarcoma, cryptosporidiosis, herpes simplex, toxoplasmosis, cryptococcosis, and infections with Mycobacterium avium complex, Microsporidium, and Cytomegalovirus.Lymphoma, AIDS-Related: B-cell lymphoid tumors that occur in association with AIDS. Patients often present with an advanced stage of disease and highly malignant subtypes including BURKITT LYMPHOMA; IMMUNOBLASTIC LARGE-CELL LYMPHOMA; PRIMARY EFFUSION LYMPHOMA; and DIFFUSE, LARGE B-CELL, LYMPHOMA. The tumors are often disseminated in unusual extranodal sites and chromosomal abnormalities are frequently present. It is likely that polyclonal B-cell lymphoproliferation in AIDS is a complex result of EBV infection, HIV antigenic stimulation, and T-cell-dependent HIV activation.Opportunistic Infections: An infection caused by an organism which becomes pathogenic under certain conditions, e.g., during immunosuppression.AIDS-Related Complex: A prodromal phase of infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Laboratory criteria separating AIDS-related complex (ARC) from AIDS include elevated or hyperactive B-cell humoral immune responses, compared to depressed or normal antibody reactivity in AIDS; follicular or mixed hyperplasia in ARC lymph nodes, leading to lymphocyte degeneration and depletion more typical of AIDS; evolving succession of histopathological lesions such as localization of Kaposi's sarcoma, signaling the transition to the full-blown AIDS.Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome: An acquired defect of cellular immunity associated with infection by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), a CD4-positive T-lymphocyte count under 200 cells/microliter or less than 14% of total lymphocytes, and increased susceptibility to opportunistic infections and malignant neoplasms. Clinical manifestations also include emaciation (wasting) and dementia. These elements reflect criteria for AIDS as defined by the CDC in 1993.Sarcoma, Kaposi: A multicentric, malignant neoplastic vascular proliferation characterized by the development of bluish-red cutaneous nodules, usually on the lower extremities, most often on the toes or feet, and slowly increasing in size and number and spreading to more proximal areas. The tumors have endothelium-lined channels and vascular spaces admixed with variably sized aggregates of spindle-shaped cells, and often remain confined to the skin and subcutaneous tissue, but widespread visceral involvement may occur. Kaposi's sarcoma occurs spontaneously in Jewish and Italian males in Europe and the United States. An aggressive variant in young children is endemic in some areas of Africa. A third form occurs in about 0.04% of kidney transplant patients. There is also a high incidence in AIDS patients. (From Dorland, 27th ed & Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, pp2105-7) HHV-8 is the suspected cause.HIV Infections: Includes the spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus infections that range from asymptomatic seropositivity, thru AIDS-related complex (ARC), to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).Antiretroviral Therapy, Highly Active: Drug regimens, for patients with HIV INFECTIONS, that aggressively suppress HIV replication. The regimens usually involve administration of three or more different drugs including a protease inhibitor.Pneumonia, Pneumocystis: A pulmonary disease in humans occurring in immunodeficient or malnourished patients or infants, characterized by DYSPNEA, tachypnea, and HYPOXEMIA. Pneumocystis pneumonia is a frequently seen opportunistic infection in AIDS. It is caused by the fungus PNEUMOCYSTIS JIROVECII. The disease is also found in other MAMMALS where it is caused by related species of Pneumocystis.CD4 Lymphocyte Count: The number of CD4-POSITIVE T-LYMPHOCYTES per unit volume of BLOOD. Determination requires the use of a fluorescence-activated flow cytometer.Toxoplasmosis, Cerebral: Infections of the BRAIN caused by the protozoan TOXOPLASMA gondii that primarily arise in individuals with IMMUNOLOGIC DEFICIENCY SYNDROMES (see also AIDS-RELATED OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS). The infection may involve the brain diffusely or form discrete abscesses. Clinical manifestations include SEIZURES, altered mentation, headache, focal neurologic deficits, and INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1998, Ch27, pp41-3)Homosexuality: The sexual attraction or relationship between members of the same SEX.Anti-HIV Agents: Agents used to treat AIDS and/or stop the spread of the HIV infection. These do not include drugs used to treat symptoms or opportunistic infections associated with AIDS.HIV-1: The type species of LENTIVIRUS and the etiologic agent of AIDS. It is characterized by its cytopathic effect and affinity for the T4-lymphocyte.HIV Seropositivity: Development of neutralizing antibodies in individuals who have been exposed to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV/HTLV-III/LAV).HIV: Human immunodeficiency virus. A non-taxonomic and historical term referring to any of two species, specifically HIV-1 and/or HIV-2. Prior to 1986, this was called human T-lymphotropic virus type III/lymphadenopathy-associated virus (HTLV-III/LAV). From 1986-1990, it was an official species called HIV. Since 1991, HIV was no longer considered an official species name; the two species were designated HIV-1 and HIV-2.Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare Infection: A nontuberculous infection when occurring in humans. It is characterized by pulmonary disease, lymphadenitis in children, and systemic disease in AIDS patients. Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare infection of birds and swine results in tuberculosis.Meningitis, Cryptococcal: Meningeal inflammation produced by CRYPTOCOCCUS NEOFORMANS, an encapsulated yeast that tends to infect individuals with ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME and other immunocompromised states. The organism enters the body through the respiratory tract, but symptomatic infections are usually limited to the lungs and nervous system. The organism may also produce parenchymal brain lesions (torulomas). Clinically, the course is subacute and may feature HEADACHE; NAUSEA; PHOTOPHOBIA; focal neurologic deficits; SEIZURES; cranial neuropathies; and HYDROCEPHALUS. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp721-2)Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome: Exuberant inflammatory response towards previously undiagnosed or incubating opportunistic pathogens. It is frequently seen in AIDS patients following HAART.Immunocompromised Host: A human or animal whose immunologic mechanism is deficient because of an immunodeficiency disorder or other disease or as the result of the administration of immunosuppressive drugs or radiation.Cytomegalovirus Retinitis: Infection of the retina by cytomegalovirus characterized by retinal necrosis, hemorrhage, vessel sheathing, and retinal edema. Cytomegalovirus retinitis is a major opportunistic infection in AIDS patients and can cause blindness.Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin: Any of a group of malignant tumors of lymphoid tissue that differ from HODGKIN DISEASE, being more heterogeneous with respect to malignant cell lineage, clinical course, prognosis, and therapy. The only common feature among these tumors is the absence of giant REED-STERNBERG CELLS, a characteristic of Hodgkin's disease.T-Lymphocytopenia, Idiopathic CD4-Positive: Reproducible depletion of CD4+ lymphocytes below 300 per cubic millimeter in the absence of HIV infection or other known causes of immunodeficiency. This is a rare, heterogeneous syndrome and does not appear to be caused by a transmissible agent.Anti-Retroviral Agents: Agents used to treat RETROVIRIDAE INFECTIONS.Stereotyping: An oversimplified perception or conception especially of persons, social groups, etc.Social Stigma: A perceived attribute that is deeply discrediting and is considered to be a violation of social norms.AIDS Dementia Complex: A neurologic condition associated with the ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME and characterized by impaired concentration and memory, slowness of hand movements, ATAXIA, incontinence, apathy, and gait difficulties associated with HIV-1 viral infection of the central nervous system. Pathologic examination of the brain reveals white matter rarefaction, perivascular infiltrates of lymphocytes, foamy macrophages, and multinucleated giant cells. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp760-1; N Engl J Med, 1995 Apr 6;332(14):934-40)Christianity: The religion stemming from the life, teachings, and death of Jesus Christ: the religion that believes in God as the Father Almighty who works redemptively through the Holy Spirit for men's salvation and that affirms Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior who proclaimed to man the gospel of salvation. (From Webster, 3d ed)Viral Load: The quantity of measurable virus in a body fluid. Change in viral load, measured in plasma, is sometimes used as a SURROGATE MARKER in disease progression.Lymphoma, Large-Cell, Immunoblastic: Malignant lymphoma characterized by the presence of immunoblasts with uniformly round-to-oval nuclei, one or more prominent nucleoli, and abundant cytoplasm. This class may be subdivided into plasmacytoid and clear-cell types based on cytoplasmic characteristics. A third category, pleomorphous, may be analogous to some of the peripheral T-cell lymphomas (LYMPHOMA, T-CELL, PERIPHERAL) recorded in both the United States and Japan.MycosesHerpesvirus 8, Human: A species in the genus RHADINOVIRUS, subfamily GAMMAHERPESVIRINAE, isolated from patients with AIDS-related and "classical" Kaposi sarcoma.Cytomegalovirus Infections: Infection with CYTOMEGALOVIRUS, characterized by enlarged cells bearing intranuclear inclusions. Infection may be in almost any organ, but the salivary glands are the most common site in children, as are the lungs in adults.Microsporida: An order of parasitic FUNGI found mostly in ARTHROPODS; FISHES; and in some VERTEBRATES including humans. It comprises two suborders: Pansporoblastina and APANSPOROBLASTINA.Cryptococcosis: Infection with a fungus of the species CRYPTOCOCCUS NEOFORMANS.Microsporidiosis: Infections with FUNGI of the phylum MICROSPORIDIA.Pneumocystis jirovecii: A species of PNEUMOCYSTIS infecting humans and causing PNEUMOCYSTIS PNEUMONIA. It also occasionally causes extrapulmonary disease in immunocompromised patients. Its former name was Pneumocystis carinii f. sp. hominis.Zidovudine: A dideoxynucleoside compound in which the 3'-hydroxy group on the sugar moiety has been replaced by an azido group. This modification prevents the formation of phosphodiester linkages which are needed for the completion of nucleic acid chains. The compound is a potent inhibitor of HIV replication, acting as a chain-terminator of viral DNA during reverse transcription. It improves immunologic function, partially reverses the HIV-induced neurological dysfunction, and improves certain other clinical abnormalities associated with AIDS. Its principal toxic effect is dose-dependent suppression of bone marrow, resulting in anemia and leukopenia.Histoplasmosis: Infection resulting from inhalation or ingestion of spores of the fungus of the genus HISTOPLASMA, species H. capsulatum. It is worldwide in distribution and particularly common in the midwestern United States. (From Dorland, 27th ed)Asthenia: Clinical sign or symptom manifested as debility, or lack or loss of strength and energy.Nocardia Infections: Infections with bacteria of the genus NOCARDIA.CD4-Positive T-Lymphocytes: A critical subpopulation of T-lymphocytes involved in the induction of most immunological functions. The HIV virus has selective tropism for the T4 cell which expresses the CD4 phenotypic marker, a receptor for HIV. In fact, the key element in the profound immunosuppression seen in HIV infection is the depletion of this subset of T-lymphocytes.Leukocyte Count: The number of WHITE BLOOD CELLS per unit volume in venous BLOOD. A differential leukocyte count measures the relative numbers of the different types of white cells.South Africa: A republic in southern Africa, the southernmost part of Africa. It has three capitals: Pretoria (administrative), Cape Town (legislative), and Bloemfontein (judicial). Officially the Republic of South Africa since 1960, it was called the Union of South Africa 1910-1960.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Prejudice: A preconceived judgment made without factual basis.Pneumocystis Infections: Infections with species in the genus PNEUMOCYSTIS, a fungus causing interstitial plasma cell pneumonia (PNEUMONIA, PNEUMOCYSTIS) and other infections in humans and other MAMMALS. Immunocompromised patients, especially those with AIDS, are particularly susceptible to these infections. Extrapulmonary sites are rare but seen occasionally.Lymphopenia: Reduction in the number of lymphocytes.Lymphatic Diseases: Diseases of LYMPH; LYMPH NODES; or LYMPHATIC VESSELS.Deltaretrovirus: A genus in the family RETROVIRIDAE consisting of exogenous horizontally-transmitted viruses found in a few groups of mammals. Infections caused by these viruses include human B- or adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma (LEUKEMIA-LYMPHOMA, T-CELL, ACUTE, HTLV-I-ASSOCIATED), and bovine leukemia (ENZOOTIC BOVINE LEUKOSIS). The type species is LEUKEMIA VIRUS, BOVINE.HIV Seronegativity: Immune status consisting of non-production of HIV antibodies, as determined by various serological tests.Africa South of the Sahara: All of Africa except Northern Africa (AFRICA, NORTHERN).Lung Diseases, Parasitic: Infections of the lungs with parasites, most commonly by parasitic worms (HELMINTHS).Fatal Outcome: Death resulting from the presence of a disease in an individual, as shown by a single case report or a limited number of patients. This should be differentiated from DEATH, the physiological cessation of life and from MORTALITY, an epidemiological or statistical concept.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Candidiasis, Oral: Infection of the mucous membranes of the mouth by a fungus of the genus CANDIDA. (Dorland, 27th ed)Herpesviridae Infections: Virus diseases caused by the HERPESVIRIDAE.Toxoplasmosis: The acquired form of infection by Toxoplasma gondii in animals and man.Candidiasis: Infection with a fungus of the genus CANDIDA. It is usually a superficial infection of the moist areas of the body and is generally caused by CANDIDA ALBICANS. (Dorland, 27th ed)Burkitt Lymphoma: A form of undifferentiated malignant LYMPHOMA usually found in central Africa, but also reported in other parts of the world. It is commonly manifested as a large osteolytic lesion in the jaw or as an abdominal mass. B-cell antigens are expressed on the immature cells that make up the tumor in virtually all cases of Burkitt lymphoma. The Epstein-Barr virus (HERPESVIRUS 4, HUMAN) has been isolated from Burkitt lymphoma cases in Africa and it is implicated as the causative agent in these cases; however, most non-African cases are EBV-negative.Herpesvirus 4, Human: The type species of LYMPHOCRYPTOVIRUS, subfamily GAMMAHERPESVIRINAE, infecting B-cells in humans. It is thought to be the causative agent of INFECTIOUS MONONUCLEOSIS and is strongly associated with oral hairy leukoplakia (LEUKOPLAKIA, HAIRY;), BURKITT LYMPHOMA; and other malignancies.Pneumocystis: A genus of ascomycetous FUNGI, family Pneumocystidaceae, order Pneumocystidales. It includes various host-specific species causing PNEUMOCYSTIS PNEUMONIA in humans and other MAMMALS.Incidence: The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.Hemophilia A: The classic hemophilia resulting from a deficiency of factor VIII. It is an inherited disorder of blood coagulation characterized by a permanent tendency to hemorrhage.Leukoencephalopathy, Progressive Multifocal: An opportunistic viral infection of the central nervous system associated with conditions that impair cell-mediated immunity (e.g., ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME and other IMMUNOLOGIC DEFICIENCY SYNDROMES; HEMATOLOGIC NEOPLASMS; IMMUNOSUPPRESSION; and COLLAGEN DISEASES). The causative organism is JC Polyomavirus (JC VIRUS) which primarily affects oligodendrocytes, resulting in multiple areas of demyelination. Clinical manifestations include DEMENTIA; ATAXIA; visual disturbances; and other focal neurologic deficits, generally progressing to a vegetative state within 6 months. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1996, Ch26, pp36-7)Namibia: A republic in southern Africa, south of ANGOLA and west of BOTSWANA. Its capital is Windhoek.Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes: Syndromes in which there is a deficiency or defect in the mechanisms of immunity, either cellular or humoral.Immunosuppressive Agents: Agents that suppress immune function by one of several mechanisms of action. Classical cytotoxic immunosuppressants act by inhibiting DNA synthesis. Others may act through activation of T-CELLS or by inhibiting the activation of HELPER CELLS. While immunosuppression has been brought about in the past primarily to prevent rejection of transplanted organs, new applications involving mediation of the effects of INTERLEUKINS and other CYTOKINES are emerging.Antifungal Agents: Substances that destroy fungi by suppressing their ability to grow or reproduce. They differ from FUNGICIDES, INDUSTRIAL because they defend against fungi present in human or animal tissues.Proto-Oncogene Proteins c-bcl-6: A DNA-binding protein that represses GENETIC TRANSCRIPTION of target genes by recruiting HISTONE DEACETYLASES. Aberrant Blc-6 expression is associated with certain types of human B-CELL LYMPHOMA.Herpes Zoster: An acute infectious, usually self-limited, disease believed to represent activation of latent varicella-zoster virus (HERPESVIRUS 3, HUMAN) in those who have been rendered partially immune after a previous attack of CHICKENPOX. It involves the SENSORY GANGLIA and their areas of innervation and is characterized by severe neuralgic pain along the distribution of the affected nerve and crops of clustered vesicles over the area. (From Dorland, 27th ed)Drug Therapy, Combination: Therapy with two or more separate preparations given for a combined effect.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Cohort Studies: Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.Doxorubicin: Antineoplastic antibiotic obtained from Streptomyces peucetius. It is a hydroxy derivative of DAUNORUBICIN.Trichosanthin: Plant-derived ribosome-inactivating protein (RIP) purified from the Chinese medicinal herb tian-hua-fen which is obtained from the root tubers of Trichosanthes kirilowii. It has been used as an abortifacient and in the treatment of trophoblastic tumors. GLQ223 (Compound Q), a highly purified form of trichosanthin, has been proposed as antiviral treatment for AIDS.Medicine, African Traditional: A system of traditional medicine which is based on the beliefs and practices of the African peoples. It includes treatment by medicinal plants and other materia medica as well as by the ministrations of diviners, medicine men, witch doctors, and sorcerers.Pneumocystis carinii: The prototype species of PNEUMOCYSTIS infecting the laboratory rat, Rattus norvegicus (RATS). It was formerly called Pneumocystis carinii f. sp. carinii. Other species of Pneumocystis can also infect rats.Tuberculosis: Any of the infectious diseases of man and other animals caused by species of MYCOBACTERIUM.Bacterial Infections: Infections by bacteria, general or unspecified.Retroviruses, Simian: Classes of retroviruses for which monkeys or apes are hosts. Those isolated from the West African green monkey and the Asian rhesus macaque monkey are of particular interest because of their similarities to viruses causing cancer and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in humans.Survival Analysis: A class of statistical procedures for estimating the survival function (function of time, starting with a population 100% well at a given time and providing the percentage of the population still well at later times). The survival analysis is then used for making inferences about the effects of treatments, prognostic factors, exposures, and other covariates on the function.Infection: Invasion of the host organism by microorganisms that can cause pathological conditions or diseases.Parasitic Diseases: Infections or infestations with parasitic organisms. They are often contracted through contact with an intermediate vector, but may occur as the result of direct exposure.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Thailand: Formerly known as Siam, this is a Southeast Asian nation at the center of the Indochina peninsula. Bangkok is the capital city.Mycobacterium Infections: Infections with bacteria of the genus MYCOBACTERIUM.Disease Progression: The worsening of a disease over time. This concept is most often used for chronic and incurable diseases where the stage of the disease is an important determinant of therapy and prognosis.Neutropenia: A decrease in the number of NEUTROPHILS found in the blood.Organ Transplantation: Transference of an organ between individuals of the same species or between individuals of different species.Polymerase Chain Reaction: In vitro method for producing large amounts of specific DNA or RNA fragments of defined length and sequence from small amounts of short oligonucleotide flanking sequences (primers). The essential steps include thermal denaturation of the double-stranded target molecules, annealing of the primers to their complementary sequences, and extension of the annealed primers by enzymatic synthesis with DNA polymerase. The reaction is efficient, specific, and extremely sensitive. Uses for the reaction include disease diagnosis, detection of difficult-to-isolate pathogens, mutation analysis, genetic testing, DNA sequencing, and analyzing evolutionary relationships.Thymic Factor, Circulating: A thymus-dependent nonapeptide found in normal blood. Stimulates the formation of E rosettes and is believed to be involved in T-cell differentiation.Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice: Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Combination: This drug combination has proved to be an effective therapeutic agent with broad-spectrum antibacterial activity against both gram-positive and gram-negative organisms. It is effective in the treatment of many infections, including PNEUMOCYSTIS PNEUMONIA in AIDS.Remission Induction: Therapeutic act or process that initiates a response to a complete or partial remission level.Prednisone: A synthetic anti-inflammatory glucocorticoid derived from CORTISONE. It is biologically inert and converted to PREDNISOLONE in the liver.Mycobacterium avium Complex: A complex that includes several strains of M. avium. M. intracellulare is not easily distinguished from M. avium and therefore is included in the complex. These organisms are most frequently found in pulmonary secretions from persons with a tuberculous-like mycobacteriosis. Strains of this complex have also been associated with childhood lymphadenitis and AIDS; M. avium alone causes tuberculosis in a variety of birds and other animals, including pigs.Mucormycosis: Infection in humans and animals caused by any fungus in the order Mucorales (e.g., Absidia, Mucor, Rhizopus etc.) There are many clinical types associated with infection of the central nervous system, lung, gastrointestinal tract, skin, orbit and paranasal sinuses. In humans, it usually occurs as an opportunistic infection in patients with a chronic debilitating disease, particularly uncontrolled diabetes, or who are receiving immunosuppressive agents. (From Dorland, 28th ed)T-Lymphocytes: Lymphocytes responsible for cell-mediated immunity. Two types have been identified - cytotoxic (T-LYMPHOCYTES, CYTOTOXIC) and helper T-lymphocytes (T-LYMPHOCYTES, HELPER-INDUCER). They are formed when lymphocytes circulate through the THYMUS GLAND and differentiate to thymocytes. When exposed to an antigen, they divide rapidly and produce large numbers of new T cells sensitized to that antigen.Antiviral Agents: Agents used in the prophylaxis or therapy of VIRUS DISEASES. Some of the ways they may act include preventing viral replication by inhibiting viral DNA polymerase; binding to specific cell-surface receptors and inhibiting viral penetration or uncoating; inhibiting viral protein synthesis; or blocking late stages of virus assembly.Protozoan Infections: Infections with unicellular organisms formerly members of the subkingdom Protozoa.Cryptosporidiosis: Intestinal infection with organisms of the genus CRYPTOSPORIDIUM. It occurs in both animals and humans. Symptoms include severe DIARRHEA.HIV Antigens: Antigens associated with specific proteins of the human adult T-cell immunodeficiency virus (HIV); also called HTLV-III-associated and lymphadenopathy-associated virus (LAV) antigens.Uganda: A republic in eastern Africa, south of SUDAN and west of KENYA. Its capital is Kampala.Tuberculosis, Pulmonary: MYCOBACTERIUM infections of the lung.Central Nervous System Neoplasms: Benign and malignant neoplastic processes that arise from or secondarily involve the brain, spinal cord, or meninges.Cytomegalovirus: A genus of the family HERPESVIRIDAE, subfamily BETAHERPESVIRINAE, infecting the salivary glands, liver, spleen, lungs, eyes, and other organs, in which they produce characteristically enlarged cells with intranuclear inclusions. Infection with Cytomegalovirus is also seen as an opportunistic infection in AIDS.Cyclophosphamide: Precursor of an alkylating nitrogen mustard antineoplastic and immunosuppressive agent that must be activated in the LIVER to form the active aldophosphamide. It has been used in the treatment of LYMPHOMA and LEUKEMIA. Its side effect, ALOPECIA, has been used for defleecing sheep. Cyclophosphamide may also cause sterility, birth defects, mutations, and cancer.Prospective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.Central Nervous System Infections: Pathogenic infections of the brain, spinal cord, and meninges. DNA VIRUS INFECTIONS; RNA VIRUS INFECTIONS; BACTERIAL INFECTIONS; MYCOPLASMA INFECTIONS; SPIROCHAETALES INFECTIONS; fungal infections; PROTOZOAN INFECTIONS; HELMINTHIASIS; and PRION DISEASES may involve the central nervous system as a primary or secondary process.HIV Antibodies: Antibodies reactive with HIV ANTIGENS.Immunosuppression: Deliberate prevention or diminution of the host's immune response. It may be nonspecific as in the administration of immunosuppressive agents (drugs or radiation) or by lymphocyte depletion or may be specific as in desensitization or the simultaneous administration of antigen and immunosuppressive drugs.DNA, Viral: Deoxyribonucleic acid that makes up the genetic material of viruses.Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Coccidioidomycosis: Infection with a fungus of the genus COCCIDIOIDES, endemic to the SOUTHWESTERN UNITED STATES. It is sometimes called valley fever but should not be confused with RIFT VALLEY FEVER. Infection is caused by inhalation of airborne, fungal particles known as arthroconidia, a form of FUNGAL SPORES. A primary form is an acute, benign, self-limited respiratory infection. A secondary form is a virulent, severe, chronic, progressive granulomatous disease with systemic involvement. It can be detected by use of COCCIDIOIDIN.Survival Rate: The proportion of survivors in a group, e.g., of patients, studied and followed over a period, or the proportion of persons in a specified group alive at the beginning of a time interval who survive to the end of the interval. It is often studied using life table methods.Drug Administration Schedule: Time schedule for administration of a drug in order to achieve optimum effectiveness and convenience.Cryptococcus: A mitosporic Tremellales fungal genus whose species usually have a capsule and do not form pseudomycellium. Teleomorphs include Filobasidiella and Fidobasidium.HIV Wasting Syndrome: Involuntary weight loss of greater than 10 percent associated with intermittent or constant fever and chronic diarrhea or fatigue for more than 30 days in the absence of a defined cause other than HIV infection. A constant feature is major muscle wasting with scattered myofiber degeneration. A variety of etiologies, which vary among patients, contributes to this syndrome. (From Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 13th ed, p1611).Encephalitozoon cuniculi: A species of parasitic FUNGI. This intracellular parasite is found in the BRAIN; HEART; and KIDNEYS of several MAMMALS. Transmission is probably by ingestion of the spores (SPORES, FUNGAL).United StatesBrazilT-Lymphocytes, Helper-Inducer: Subpopulation of CD4+ lymphocytes that cooperate with other lymphocytes (either T or B) to initiate a variety of immune functions. For example, helper-inducer T-cells cooperate with B-cells to produce antibodies to thymus-dependent antigens and with other subpopulations of T-cells to initiate a variety of cell-mediated immune functions.Virus Diseases: A general term for diseases produced by viruses.Vincristine: An antitumor alkaloid isolated from VINCA ROSEA. (Merck, 11th ed.)Lymphoma: A general term for various neoplastic diseases of the lymphoid tissue.Drug Carriers: Forms to which substances are incorporated to improve the delivery and the effectiveness of drugs. Drug carriers are used in drug-delivery systems such as the controlled-release technology to prolong in vivo drug actions, decrease drug metabolism, and reduce drug toxicity. Carriers are also used in designs to increase the effectiveness of drug delivery to the target sites of pharmacological actions. Liposomes, albumin microspheres, soluble synthetic polymers, DNA complexes, protein-drug conjugates, and carrier erythrocytes among others have been employed as biodegradable drug carriers.Dermatomycoses: Superficial infections of the skin or its appendages by any of various fungi.Skin Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the SKIN.Dermatomyositis: A subacute or chronic inflammatory disease of muscle and skin, marked by proximal muscle weakness and a characteristic skin rash. The illness occurs with approximately equal frequency in children and adults. The skin lesions usually take the form of a purplish rash (or less often an exfoliative dermatitis) involving the nose, cheeks, forehead, upper trunk, and arms. The disease is associated with a complement mediated intramuscular microangiopathy, leading to loss of capillaries, muscle ischemia, muscle-fiber necrosis, and perifascicular atrophy. The childhood form of this disease tends to evolve into a systemic vasculitis. Dermatomyositis may occur in association with malignant neoplasms. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1405-6)Cause of Death: Factors which produce cessation of all vital bodily functions. They can be analyzed from an epidemiologic viewpoint.Risk-Taking: Undertaking a task involving a challenge for achievement or a desirable goal in which there is a lack of certainty or a fear of failure. It may also include the exhibiting of certain behaviors whose outcomes may present a risk to the individual or to those associated with him or her.Coinfection: Simultaneous infection of a host organism by two or more pathogens. In virology, coinfection commonly refers to simultaneous infection of a single cell by two or more different viruses.Aspergillosis: Infections with fungi of the genus ASPERGILLUS.Encephalitozoonosis: Infection with FUNGI of the genus ENCEPHALITOZOON. Lesions commonly occur in the BRAIN and KIDNEY tubules. Other sites of infection in MAMMALS are the LIVER; ADRENAL GLANDS; OPTIC NERVES; RETINA; and MYOCARDIUM.Sexual Behavior: Sexual activities of humans.Polymyositis: Diseases characterized by inflammation involving multiple muscles. This may occur as an acute or chronic condition associated with medication toxicity (DRUG TOXICITY); CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISEASES; infections; malignant NEOPLASMS; and other disorders. The term polymyositis is frequently used to refer to a specific clinical entity characterized by subacute or slowly progressing symmetrical weakness primarily affecting the proximal limb and trunk muscles. The illness may occur at any age, but is most frequent in the fourth to sixth decade of life. Weakness of pharyngeal and laryngeal muscles, interstitial lung disease, and inflammation of the myocardium may also occur. Muscle biopsy reveals widespread destruction of segments of muscle fibers and an inflammatory cellular response. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1404-9)Chemoprevention: The use of chemical compounds to prevent the development of a specific disease.Virus Replication: The process of intracellular viral multiplication, consisting of the synthesis of PROTEINS; NUCLEIC ACIDS; and sometimes LIPIDS, and their assembly into a new infectious particle.Cladribine: An antineoplastic agent used in the treatment of lymphoproliferative diseases including hairy-cell leukemia.Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols: The use of two or more chemicals simultaneously or sequentially in the drug therapy of neoplasms. The drugs need not be in the same dosage form.Tetracyclines: Closely congeneric derivatives of the polycyclic naphthacenecarboxamide. (Gilman et al., Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 8th ed, p1117)Lymphoma, Large B-Cell, Diffuse: Malignant lymphoma composed of large B lymphoid cells whose nuclear size can exceed normal macrophage nuclei, or more than twice the size of a normal lymphocyte. The pattern is predominantly diffuse. Most of these lymphomas represent the malignant counterpart of B-lymphocytes at midstage in the process of differentiation.Etoposide: A semisynthetic derivative of PODOPHYLLOTOXIN that exhibits antitumor activity. Etoposide inhibits DNA synthesis by forming a complex with topoisomerase II and DNA. This complex induces breaks in double stranded DNA and prevents repair by topoisomerase II binding. Accumulated breaks in DNA prevent entry into the mitotic phase of cell division, and lead to cell death. Etoposide acts primarily in the G2 and S phases of the cell cycle.Ethnobotany: The study of plant lore and agricultural customs of a people. In the fields of ETHNOMEDICINE and ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY, the emphasis is on traditional medicine and the existence and medicinal uses of PLANTS and PLANT EXTRACTS and their constituents, both historically and in modern times.Epstein-Barr Virus Infections: Infection with human herpesvirus 4 (HERPESVIRUS 4, HUMAN); which may facilitate the development of various lymphoproliferative disorders. These include BURKITT LYMPHOMA (African type), INFECTIOUS MONONUCLEOSIS, and oral hairy leukoplakia (LEUKOPLAKIA, HAIRY).RNA, Viral: Ribonucleic acid that makes up the genetic material of viruses.Retroviridae Infections: Virus diseases caused by the RETROVIRIDAE.Mycobacterium Infections, Nontuberculous: Infections with nontuberculous mycobacteria (atypical mycobacteria): M. kansasii, M. marinum, M. scrofulaceum, M. flavescens, M. gordonae, M. obuense, M. gilvum, M. duvali, M. szulgai, M. intracellulare (see MYCOBACTERIUM AVIUM COMPLEX;), M. xenopi (littorale), M. ulcerans, M. buruli, M. terrae, M. fortuitum (minetti, giae), M. chelonae.Amphotericin B: Macrolide antifungal antibiotic produced by Streptomyces nodosus obtained from soil of the Orinoco river region of Venezuela.Anti-Infective Agents: Substances that prevent infectious agents or organisms from spreading or kill infectious agents in order to prevent the spread of infection.IndiaAntibodies, Neoplasm: Immunoglobulins induced by antigens specific for tumors other than the normally occurring HISTOCOMPATIBILITY ANTIGENS.Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Antiprotozoal Agents: Substances that are destructive to protozoans.Simian Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome: Acquired defect of cellular immunity that occurs naturally in macaques infected with SRV serotypes, experimentally in monkeys inoculated with SRV or MASON-PFIZER MONKEY VIRUS; (MPMV), or in monkeys infected with SIMIAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS.Follow-Up Studies: Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.Antibodies, Viral: Immunoglobulins produced in response to VIRAL ANTIGENS.Antibodies, Monoclonal: Antibodies produced by a single clone of cells.Homosexuality, Male: Sexual attraction or relationship between males.Penicillium: A mitosporic Trichocomaceae fungal genus that develops fruiting organs resembling a broom. When identified, teleomorphs include EUPENICILLIUM and TALAROMYCES. Several species (but especially PENICILLIUM CHRYSOGENUM) are sources of the antibiotic penicillin.Risk: The probability that an event will occur. It encompasses a variety of measures of the probability of a generally unfavorable outcome.Prognosis: A prediction of the probable outcome of a disease based on a individual's condition and the usual course of the disease as seen in similar situations.France: A country in western Europe bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, the English Channel, the Mediterranean Sea, and the countries of Belgium, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the principalities of Andorra and Monaco, and by the duchy of Luxembourg. Its capital is Paris.Autopsy: Postmortem examination of the body.Kidney Transplantation: The transference of a kidney from one human or animal to another.Health Education: Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.Rural Population: The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.Simian immunodeficiency virus: Species of the genus LENTIVIRUS, subgenus primate immunodeficiency viruses (IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUSES, PRIMATE), that induces acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in monkeys and apes (SAIDS). The genetic organization of SIV is virtually identical to HIV.B-Lymphocytes: Lymphoid cells concerned with humoral immunity. They are short-lived cells resembling bursa-derived lymphocytes of birds in their production of immunoglobulin upon appropriate stimulation.Antirheumatic Agents: Drugs that are used to treat RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS.Immune System: The body's defense mechanism against foreign organisms or substances and deviant native cells. It includes the humoral immune response and the cell-mediated response and consists of a complex of interrelated cellular, molecular, and genetic components.Molecular Sequence Data: Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.Hematologic Neoplasms: Neoplasms located in the blood and blood-forming tissue (the bone marrow and lymphatic tissue). The commonest forms are the various types of LEUKEMIA, of LYMPHOMA, and of the progressive, life-threatening forms of the MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROMES.Condoms: A sheath that is worn over the penis during sexual behavior in order to prevent pregnancy or spread of sexually transmitted disease.Toxoplasma: A genus of protozoa parasitic to birds and mammals. T. gondii is one of the most common infectious pathogenic animal parasites of man.Graft Rejection: An immune response with both cellular and humoral components, directed against an allogeneic transplant, whose tissue antigens are not compatible with those of the recipient.Case-Control Studies: Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.Antitubercular Agents: Drugs used in the treatment of tuberculosis. They are divided into two main classes: "first-line" agents, those with the greatest efficacy and acceptable degrees of toxicity used successfully in the great majority of cases; and "second-line" drugs used in drug-resistant cases or those in which some other patient-related condition has compromised the effectiveness of primary therapy.Adrenal Cortex HormonesPneumonia, Bacterial: Inflammation of the lung parenchyma that is caused by bacterial infections.Herpes Simplex: A group of acute infections caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 or type 2 that is characterized by the development of one or more small fluid-filled vesicles with a raised erythematous base on the skin or mucous membrane. It occurs as a primary infection or recurs due to a reactivation of a latent infection. (Dorland, 27th ed.)Liposomes: Artificial, single or multilaminar vesicles (made from lecithins or other lipids) that are used for the delivery of a variety of biological molecules or molecular complexes to cells, for example, drug delivery and gene transfer. They are also used to study membranes and membrane proteins.Nervous System Diseases: Diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system. This includes disorders of the brain, spinal cord, cranial nerves, peripheral nerves, nerve roots, autonomic nervous system, neuromuscular junction, and muscle.Lymphocyte Count: The number of LYMPHOCYTES per unit volume of BLOOD.Bleomycin: A complex of related glycopeptide antibiotics from Streptomyces verticillus consisting of bleomycin A2 and B2. It inhibits DNA metabolism and is used as an antineoplastic, especially for solid tumors.Macaca mulatta: A species of the genus MACACA inhabiting India, China, and other parts of Asia. The species is used extensively in biomedical research and adapts very well to living with humans.Cryptococcus neoformans: A species of the fungus CRYPTOCOCCUS. Its teleomorph is Filobasidiella neoformans.Health Planning Guidelines: Recommendations for directing health planning functions and policies. These may be mandated by PL93-641 and issued by the Department of Health and Human Services for use by state and local planning agencies.HIV Core Protein p24: A major core protein of the human immunodeficiency virus encoded by the HIV gag gene. HIV-seropositive individuals mount a significant immune response to p24 and thus detection of antibodies to p24 is one basis for determining HIV infection by ELISA and Western blot assays. The protein is also being investigated as a potential HIV immunogen in vaccines.Fluconazole: Triazole antifungal agent that is used to treat oropharyngeal CANDIDIASIS and cryptococcal MENINGITIS in AIDS.Antibiotic Prophylaxis: Use of antibiotics before, during, or after a diagnostic, therapeutic, or surgical procedure to prevent infectious complications.Communicable DiseasesHematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: Transfer of HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELLS from BONE MARROW or BLOOD between individuals within the same species (TRANSPLANTATION, HOMOLOGOUS) or transfer within the same individual (TRANSPLANTATION, AUTOLOGOUS). Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation has been used as an alternative to BONE MARROW TRANSPLANTATION in the treatment of a variety of neoplasms.Lung Diseases, Fungal: Pulmonary diseases caused by fungal infections, usually through hematogenous spread.Bacteremia: The presence of viable bacteria circulating in the blood. Fever, chills, tachycardia, and tachypnea are common acute manifestations of bacteremia. The majority of cases are seen in already hospitalized patients, most of whom have underlying diseases or procedures which render their bloodstreams susceptible to invasion.CD4-CD8 Ratio: Ratio of T-LYMPHOCYTES that express the CD4 ANTIGEN to those that express the CD8 ANTIGEN. This value is commonly assessed in the diagnosis and staging of diseases affecting the IMMUNE SYSTEM including HIV INFECTIONS.Neoplasms: New abnormal growth of tissue. Malignant neoplasms show a greater degree of anaplasia and have the properties of invasion and metastasis, compared to benign neoplasms.Infectious Disease Transmission, Vertical: The transmission of infectious disease or pathogens from one generation to another. It includes transmission in utero or intrapartum by exposure to blood and secretions, and postpartum exposure via breastfeeding.Immunologic Factors: Biologically active substances whose activities affect or play a role in the functioning of the immune system.Substance Abuse, Intravenous: Abuse, overuse, or misuse of a substance by its injection into a vein.

*  Gay-related immune deficiency
It was initially called Kaposi's Sarcoma and Opportunistic Infections (KSOI) in 1981. GRID didn't ... This was the first name given to the AIDS virus, do you think GRID or AIDS was caused by gays yes. ... Re: Gay-related immune deficiency « Reply #29 on: May 24, 2013, 08:27:58 AM » ... Re: Gay-related immune deficiency « Reply #30 on: May 24, 2013, 08:36:02 AM » ......
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*  Even in an era of HAART Drugs, HIV patients are vulnerable to opportunistic ......
... opportunistic,infections,medicine,medical news today,latest medical news,medical newsletters, ... macrolides were standard treatment as prevention therapy against MAC infection in AIDS patients ... Related medicine news :. 1. Most episodes of HIV blips not clinically significant in patients ... Even in an era of HAART Drugs, HIV patients are vulnerable to opportunistic infections ......
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*  September 10, 1999 - Volume 13 - Issue 13 - Contributor Index : AIDS
Can chemoprophylaxis against opportunistic infections be discontinued after an increase in CD4 ... Photofrin photodynamic therapy for treatment of AIDS-related cutaneous Kaposi‚s sarcoma. Bernstein ... Photofrin photodynamic therapy for treatment of AIDS-related cutaneous Kaposi‚s sarcoma. Bernstein ... Photofrin photodynamic therapy for treatment of AIDS-related cutaneous Kaposi‚s sarcoma. Bernstein ......
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*  FindACase | City of Newark v. J.S.
Human infection with M. tuberculosis was a leading cause of death until antituberculous drugs were ... These are called opportunistic diseases and include pneumonia, some forms of cancer, fungal and ... There is no case law in New Jersey providing guidance on these and many other related issues. ... The human immunodeficiency virus is the cause of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). HIV ......
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*  HIV Infection and AIDS | West Florida Hospital
Learn more about HIV Infection and AIDS at West Florida Hospital DefinitionCausesRisk ... Drugs That Fight AIDS-Related Infections and Cancers. People who have developed AIDS may be given ... One or more opportunistic infections will also likely exist. Opportunistic infections are a type of ... AIDS is a late stage of HIV infection. It reflects severe damage to the immune system. ......
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*  Vitamin E | Blake Medical Center | Bradenton, FL
... significant effects on the amount of HIV virus detected or the number of opportunistic infections. ... Age-related cataract in a randomized trial of vitamins E and C in men. Arch Ophthalmol. 2010;128(11 ... aiding recovery during heavy exercise , 63,64,65,170 and treating male infertility . 49,50 ... Vitamin E might help reduce the lung-related side effects caused by the drug amiodarone (used to ......
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*  Plus it
Opportunistic infections predominated, especially Toxoplasma encephalitis and cryptococcal ... Fifty-one AIDS patients with confirmed CNS pathology were identified. Six of them had two ... It is recommended that CT be used routinely and with the 1 hr DDD scan to evaluate and follow AIDS ... AIDS) and documented central nervous system (CNS) pathology is presented. The spectrum of diseases ......
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*  Sabinet | Thrombocytopenia in HIV : main article
... for protracted periods without antiretroviral cover and be vigilant for opportunistic infections. ... is associated with a poorer outcome and accelerated decrease in CD4 counts and AIDS progression. An ... while in AIDS it is usually associated with decreased production. Thrombocytopenia, irrespective of ... Related Content Abstract. *Thrombocytopenia in HIV is common and multifactorial. *Normal ......
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*  News this Week | Science
Sixth Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, 31 January to 4 February 1999, ... CHICAGO, ILLINOIS-Most AIDS researchers have long believed that HIV-1, the main form of the AIDS ... NIH officials insist that the size of their proposed budget is not related to Varmus's absence. ( ... Now, aided by a huge investment from equipment manufacturer Perkin-Elmer of Norwalk, Connecticut, ......
http://science.sciencemag.org/content/283/5403/news-summaries
*  I Survived AIDS: November 2013
In my past post, I wrote that more than the AIDS opportunistic infections, and more than the ... I stopped reading work-related emails to avoid stress. I prayed. I had faith in God. I maintained a ... Today also marks my first year since several AIDS opportunistic infections kicked in, starting off ... I Survived AIDS Blog of a pinoy who survived HIV-AIDS. Hope others learn something from my blog. ......
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*  AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections - RightDiagnosis.com
... HOME SYMPTOMS DISEASES DIAGNOSIS VIDEOS TOOLS COMMUNITY MISDIAGNOSIS DOCTORS HOSPITALS DRUGS. AIDS-Related Opportunistic Dictionary. Dictionary AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections. AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections. Introduction: AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections. more See also: AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections : Introduction: AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections Symptoms of AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections. These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections: Opportunistic Infections AIDS Opportunistic AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections as a Disease. AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections medical condition : See AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections disease information. Introduction: AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections Symptoms of AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections. AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections: Related Diseases. AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections : AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections is list...
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*  JAMA Network | JAMA Internal Medicine | Pneumocystis Prophylaxis and Survival in Patients With Ad
JAMA Internal Medicine. Pneumocystis Prophylaxis and Survival in Patients With Advanced Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection Treated With Zidovudine. JAMA The Journal of the American Medical Association. JAMA Internal Medicine. You've earned it free CME tokens , redeemable for CME Credits, have been added to your personal account courtesy of The JAMA Network and. ARTICLE. Pneumocystis Prophylaxis and Survival in Patients With Advanced Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection Treated With Zidovudine Richard E. Article. In a time-dependent Cox proportional hazards analysis, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole relative hazard, 0.21; 95% confidence interval , 0.11 to 0.4 and aerosol pentamidine prophylaxis relative hazard, 0.25; 95% CI, 0.16 to 0.39 were associated with decreased risk of PCP. For all patients, aerosol pentamidine prophylaxis was associated with a reduced risk of death during follow-up relative hazard, 0.59; 95% CI, 0.44 to 0.78 , while trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole showed a weaker association relative ...
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*  NIH Guide: STRATEGIC PROGRAM FOR INNOVATIVE RESEARCH ON AIDS TREATMENT
The objective of this Request for Applications RFA is to support innovative, integrated preclinical and clinical research to validate clinical therapeutic concepts for the treatment of HIV-1 infection. The SPIRAT program thus complements existing, more conservative preclinical and clinical programs for the treatment of HIV infection managed by the Division of AIDS/NIAID [National Cooperative Drug Discovery Groups for the Treatment of HIV Infection NCDDG-HIV, AIDS Clinical Trial Groups ACTG, DAIDS Treatment Research Initiative DATRI, Community Program for Clinical Research on AIDS CPCRA ]. The SPIRAT program complements and balances present efforts pursued under existing NIAID programs, including the AIDS Clinical Trial Groups ACTG, the Division of AIDS Treatment Research Initiative DATRI, the National Cooperative Drug Discovery Groups for the Treatment of HIV Infection NCDDG-HIV. STRATEGIC PROGRAM FOR INNOVATIVE RESEARCH ON AIDS TREATMENT SPIRAT : In this RFA the terms STRATEGIC PROGRAM FOR INNOVATIVE RESEARC...
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*  Opportunistic disease
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*  AIDS-Related Lymphoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
AIDS-Related Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma PCNSL. The HIV-associated lymphomas can be categorized into the following: Aggressive B-cell lymphoma. N Engl J Med 311 9 : 565-70, 1984. J Clin Oncol 21 21 : 3948-54, 2003. International Collaboration on HIV and Cancer: Highly active antiretroviral therapy and incidence of cancer in human immunodeficiency virus-infected adults. Straus DJ, Huang J, Testa MA, et al.: Prognostic factors in the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus-associated non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: analysis of AIDS Clinical Trials Group protocol 142--low-dose versus standard-dose m-BACOD plus granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor. Stage Information for AIDS-Related Lymphoma Although stage is important in selecting the treatment of patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma NHL who do not have AIDS, the majority of patients with AIDS-related lymphomas have far-advanced disease. Tirelli U, Bernardi D: Impact of HAART on the clinical management of AIDS-related cancers. Before the highly a...
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*  AIDS-Related Lymphoma Treatment (PDQ®)
AIDS-Related Lymphoma Treatment PDQ®. AIDS-Related Lymphoma Treatment PDQ. About This PDQ Summary. For more information, see the following PDQ summaries:. After AIDS-related lymphoma has been diagnosed, tests are done to find out if cancer cells have spread within the lymph system or to other parts of the body. In stage IE not shown , cancer is found in one organ or area outside the lymph nodes. Cancer is also found outside the lymph nodes in one organ or area on the same side of the diaphragm as the affected lymph nodes. Cancer is found in one or more lymph node groups either above or below the diaphragm and outside the lymph nodes in an organ or area on the same side of the diaphragm as the lymph nodes with cancer a. In stage IIIE plus S, cancer is found in lymph node groups above and below the diaphragm, outside the lymph nodes in a nearby organ or area b , and in the spleen c. Stage IIIE+S: Cancer is found in lymph node groups above and below the diaphragm, outside the lymph nodes in a nearby organ or are...
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*  Lymphoma Treatment Information -- Siteman Cancer Center St. Louis Missouri Siteman Cancer Center
AIDS-Related Lymphoma. Clinical Trials. AIDS-Related Lymphoma Treatment PDQ® NCI PDQ Summaries for Patients General Information About AIDS-Related Lymphoma Stages of AIDS-Related Lymphoma Treatment Option Overview Treatment Options for AIDS-Related Lymphoma To Learn More About AIDS-Related Lymphoma Changes to This Summary 06/25/2015 About This PDQ Summary Get More Information From NCI. For more information, see the following PDQ summaries: Adult Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment Childhood Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Treatment Primary CNS Lymphoma Treatment AIDS-related lymphomas grow and spread quickly. Stages of AIDS-Related Lymphoma After AIDS-related lymphoma has been diagnosed, tests are done to find out if cancer cells have spread within the lymph system or to other parts of the body. In stage IE not shown, cancer is found in one organ or area outside the lymph nodes. Stage IE : Cancer is found in one organ or area outside the lymph nodes. Cancer is found in one or more lymph node groups either above or below the ...
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*  Identification of central nervous system involvement for patients with AIDS-related lymphomas -- Sci
... enceDaily. Your source for the latest research news. Mobile. Follow. Subscribe. Breaking News :. Ancient Ocean Alga Was Pre-Set for Life On Land. Volcanic Eruptions Affect Flow of Major Rivers. Ocean Bacteria: Millions of Tons of Hydrocarbons. How the Brain Recognizes Objects. Chernobyl: The Animals Have Returned. Illegal Trade Puts Cacti On Most Threatened List. World's Largest Atom Smashers: Smallest Droplets. Crucial Hurdle Overcome in Quantum Computing. Your Visual Cortex Is Making Decisions. Anorexia Nervosa and Gut Bacteria Linked: Study. Science News from research organizations. Identification of central nervous system involvement for patients with AIDS-related lymphomas. Date: May 30, 2014 Source: Fox Chase Cancer Center Summary: Patients with AIDS-related lymphomas may face an increased risk of central nervous system involvement CNSi compared to other lymphomas. The effect of CNSi on survival outcomes, however, hasn't been thoroughly examined until now. Infection with human immunodeficiency virus...
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*  AIDS-related lymphoma - Wilkinson Pharmacy Inc
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*  Pathogenesis of HIV-Associated Lymphoma
HIV-1-Associated Hodgkin Disease. HIV-1-Associated T-Cell Lymphomas. The observation that HIV-1-associated primary CNS lymphomas occur in individuals with advanced AIDS suggested a pathogenetic model wherein clonal outgrowths of B cells proliferate in response to an opportunistic infection with EBV in the absence of immune regulation. The pathogenetic mechanism may be similar to that by which EBV immortalizes B cells in vitro and may explain monoclonal EBV-associated B-cell lymphomas arising in all mice with severe combined immunodeficiency disease SCID engrafted with peripheral blood lymphocytes obtained from EBV-seropositive donors. 6 The recent dramatic decline in primary CNS lymphoma in parallel gives further evidence that this disease may be an EBV opportunistic infection. Reports of 114 cases of HIV-1-associated Hodgkin disease have identified major differences in the clinical presentation and course of the disease in HIV-1-infected individuals compared with cases arising in immunocompetent individuals....
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*  Combinatorial RNA-based gene therapy for the treatment of HIV/AIDS
... Cell and gene therapy for HIV has been proposed as a way to provide a functional cure for HIV in the form of a virus/infection resistant immune system. Keywords: HIV, AIDS, Gene therapy, RNA interference, ribozyme, RNA decoy, CD34, hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells, lentiviral vector. In our most recent study, patients with AIDS-related lymphoma undergoing autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplant were infused with gene modified, HIV resistant stem cells to evaluate the safety and feasibility of this approach. Stem cell gene therapy is an attractive alternative to cART with the potential for a functional cure in the form of a HIV-resistant immune system. The use of lentiviral vectors encoding RNA-based antiviral genes in this context is promising and has been shown feasible in a pilot clinical study. Evidence for the cure of HIV infection by CCR5Delta32/Delta32 stem cell transplantation. Design of HIV vectors for efficient gene delivery into human hematopoietic cells. Inhibition of human immuno...
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*  Pathogenesis of HIV-Associated Lymphoma: Related Resources
... University of California, San Francisco. Comprehensive, up-to-date information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and policy from the University of California San Francisco. Lymphoma - Pathogenesis. Lymphoma - Pathogenesis: Related Resources. Pathogenesis of HIV-Associated Lymphoma: Related Resources. AIDS Malignancy Consortium Clinical trials group focusing on AIDS-associated malignancies, supported by the National Cancer Institute. American Cancer Society Funds and conducts intramural and extramural cancer research, disseminates information, and organizes advocacy efforts and community programs. CancerTrack Site maintains up-to-date links to more than 2,000 authoritative sources on the all types of cancer, and provides a news section that is updated every 15 minutes. National Cancer Institute NCI One of the National Institutes of Health. Site provides information on all types of cancer, clinical trials, research program and funding information, and statistics. AIDS-Related Malignancies Page. HIV and AI...
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*  Romidepsin in Treating Patients With Lymphoma, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, or Solid Tumors With Li
Adult Mixed Glioma Adult Pineal Gland Astrocytoma Adult Solid Neoplasm AIDS Related Immunoblastic Lymphoma AIDS-Related Burkitt Lymphoma AIDS-Related Diffuse Large Cell Lymphoma AIDS-Related Diffuse Mixed Cell Lymphoma AIDS-Related Diffuse Small Cleaved Cell Lymphoma AIDS-Related Hodgkin Lymphoma AIDS-Related Lymphoblastic Lymphoma AIDS-Related Lymphoma AIDS-Related Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma Glioma Lymphoma Recurrent Adult Brain Neoplasm Recurrent Adult Soft Tissue Sarcoma Recurrent Bladder Carcinoma Recurrent Breast Carcinoma Recurrent Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Recurrent Colorectal Carcinoma Recurrent Cutaneous T-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Recurrent Head and Neck Carcinoma Recurrent Lung Carcinoma Recurrent Mature T- and NK-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Recurrent Melanoma Recurrent Pancreatic Carcinoma Recurrent Prostate Carcinoma Recurrent Renal Cell Carcinoma Recurrent Thyroid Gland Carcinoma Refractory Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Refractory Cutaneous T-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Refractory Mat...
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*  Romidepsin in Treating Patients With Lymphoma, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, or Solid Tumors With Li
Adult Mixed Glioma Adult Pineal Gland Astrocytoma Adult Solid Neoplasm AIDS Related Immunoblastic Lymphoma AIDS-Related Burkitt Lymphoma AIDS-Related Diffuse Large Cell Lymphoma AIDS-Related Diffuse Mixed Cell Lymphoma AIDS-Related Diffuse Small Cleaved Cell Lymphoma AIDS-Related Hodgkin Lymphoma AIDS-Related Lymphoblastic Lymphoma AIDS-Related Lymphoma AIDS-Related Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma Glioma Lymphoma Recurrent Adult Brain Neoplasm Recurrent Adult Soft Tissue Sarcoma Recurrent Bladder Carcinoma Recurrent Breast Carcinoma Recurrent Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Recurrent Colorectal Carcinoma Recurrent Cutaneous T-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Recurrent Head and Neck Carcinoma Recurrent Lung Carcinoma Recurrent Mature T- and NK-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Recurrent Melanoma Recurrent Pancreatic Carcinoma Recurrent Prostate Carcinoma Recurrent Renal Cell Carcinoma Recurrent Thyroid Gland Carcinoma Refractory Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Refractory Cutaneous T-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Refractory Mat...
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*  Romidepsin in Treating Patients With Lymphoma, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, or Solid Tumors With Li
Adult Mixed Glioma Adult Pineal Gland Astrocytoma Adult Solid Neoplasm AIDS Related Immunoblastic Lymphoma AIDS-Related Burkitt Lymphoma AIDS-Related Diffuse Large Cell Lymphoma AIDS-Related Diffuse Mixed Cell Lymphoma AIDS-Related Diffuse Small Cleaved Cell Lymphoma AIDS-Related Hodgkin Lymphoma AIDS-Related Lymphoblastic Lymphoma AIDS-Related Lymphoma AIDS-Related Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma Glioma Lymphoma Recurrent Adult Brain Neoplasm Recurrent Adult Soft Tissue Sarcoma Recurrent Bladder Carcinoma Recurrent Breast Carcinoma Recurrent Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Recurrent Colorectal Carcinoma Recurrent Cutaneous T-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Recurrent Head and Neck Carcinoma Recurrent Lung Carcinoma Recurrent Mature T- and NK-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Recurrent Melanoma Recurrent Pancreatic Carcinoma Recurrent Prostate Carcinoma Recurrent Renal Cell Carcinoma Recurrent Thyroid Gland Carcinoma Refractory Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Refractory Cutaneous T-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Refractory Mat...
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*  Hematologic Manifestations of HIV
HIV-Related Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura. Other Causes of Thrombocytopenia in HIV Disease. Evaluation of Patients with HIV Infection and Thrombocytopenia. Drug-Induced Granulocytopenia. Evaluation of Patients with HIV Infection and Granulocytopenia. Zidovudine AZT therapy is probably the most common cause of anemia in HIV-infected patients. These patients have the clinical syndrome commonly referred to as immune thrombocytopenic purpura ITP. Although low granulocyte counts usually reflect the toxicity of therapies for HIV infection or associated conditions, studies of untreated patients have also shown a high incidence of granulocytopenia, particularly in patients with more profound immunodeficiency. These studies demonstrate that chemotherapy for HIV-related non-Hodgkin's lymphoma can be given with less toxicity when accompanied by therapy with GM-CSF to reduce myelosuppression. Anemia and erythropoiesis in patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and Kaposi sarcoma treated with zidovudine. Pe...
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*  A pooled analysis of 1,144 patients with HIV-associated lymphoma: Assessment of lymphoma-, HIV-, and
... treatment-specific factors on clinical outcomes. Oncolink - Cancer Resources. Tipos de Cancer. Tipos de Cancer. Tratamiento del Cancer. Barta, MD Presenter's Affiliation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY Background Patients suffering from HIV are at an increased risk of numerous complications, including several types of cancers. Three AIDS-defining malignancies include cervical cancer, Kaposi's sarcoma, and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma ; however, individuals with HIV are also at increased risk of several others cancers, including lung cancer, anal cancer, Hodgkin's lymphoma, and liver cancer. For non-Hodgkin lymphoma in HIV patients. Which histologic types of lymphoma and prognostic factors are significant in the HIV-associated lymphomas. The objective of this study was to assess the effects of clinical factors on response and survival in HIV-associated non-Hodgkin lymphomas. The HIV-associated factor included was CD4 count and concurrent use of HAART. Compared to patients with diffuse large B ce...
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*  Combination Chemotherapy Followed by Rituximab and Yttrium Y 90 Ibritumomab Tiuxetan in Treating Pat
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*  HAART Reduces Incidence and Improves Long-Term Prognosis of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma - TheBodyPRO.com
... HIV Pathogenesis Pharmacokinetics HIV Prevention Treatment Access Treatment-Exper. Treatment Interruption Treatment-Naive Women: Treatment Women: Complications Women: Pregnancy Search:. MORE CONFERENCE COVERAGE FROM THEBODYPRO.COM: Recent Conference Coverage. The Body PRO Covers: The XV International AIDS Conference HAART Reduces Incidence and Improves Long-Term Prognosis of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Coverage provided by Frank S. In the era before the advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy HAART, the more advanced the HIV infection, the greater the increase in the incidence of AIDS-related lymphoma ARL, including systemic ARL s-ARL and central nervous system lymphoma CNL. Even less well explored is the impact of HAART on the prognosis of lymphoma, when it does occur. The rate of s-ARL peaked at 14.8 cases/1,000 patient-years during the 1991-1994 interval, then fell to 3.7 by 1995-2002. Patients 852 2,045 2,360 2,861 3,384 -. s-ARL 9 45 75 47 35 211. There was also significantly improved survival in ...
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*  My daughter was treated for cervical cancer. Is she at greater risk for more cancers? - Forum on AI
My daughter was treated for cervical cancer. Is she at greater risk for more cancers. - Forum on AIDS-Related Cancers - TheBody.com. Advertisement. Ask the Experts About. AIDS-Related Cancers AIDS-Related Cancers. Rollover images to visit our other forums. 0 Email. Glossary. Ask the Experts > Forum on AIDS-Related Cancers > Q & A. My daughter was treated for cervical cancer. Is she at greater risk for more cancers. Nov 4, 2001. My daughter has been HIV positive for 7 years. In the summer she had a hysterectomy due to cervical cancer and one chemo treatment. They did not do any more chemo as the results after one treatment was almost devastational. Her CD4 count is around 90, and she got several infections right after surgery. She was hospitalized 4 times to receive IV antibiotics. She is now doing better and my concern now would be what are the risks of future cancers. They have put her on new HIV-meds. So, is she at greater risk for more cancer. Response from Dr. Dezube. You ask a good question-- If someone ...
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*  Nasal Angiogenesis Inhibitor May Stop Kaposi’s Sarcoma | Cancer Network
Nasal Angiogenesis Inhibitor May Stop Kaposi’s Sarcoma. Cancer Network. Cancer Network SearchMedica. Topics: ARS 2015. Breast Cancer. Colorectal Cancer. Leukemia Lymphoma. Lung Cancer. Prostate Cancer. Browse All Topics All Topics ARS 2015 Breast Cancer Colorectal Cancer Leukemia & Lymphoma Lung Cancer Melanoma Prostate Cancer. Cancer Network SearchMedica. Topics: ARS 2015. Breast Cancer. Colorectal Cancer. Leukemia Lymphoma. Lung Cancer. Prostate Cancer. Browse All Topics All Topics ARS 2015 Breast Cancer Colorectal Cancer Leukemia & Lymphoma Lung Cancer Melanoma Prostate Cancer. Topics. Nasal Angiogenesis Inhibitor May Stop Kaposi’s Sarcoma. Nasal Angiogenesis Inhibitor May Stop Kaposi’s Sarcoma. ASCO—In a phase II trial, more than one-third of patients with AIDS-related Kaposi’s sarcoma responded to self-administration of a nasal solution containing the small antiangiogenic peptide IM862, Parkash Gill, MD, of the University of Southern California, reported at the ASCO annual meeting. The immune-stimulating...
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*  Lymphoma - TheBody.com
Lymphoma is a cancer of white blood cells called B-lymphocytes, or B-cells. Lymphoma of the brain or spinal cord is called central nervous system CNS lymphoma. AIDS-related lymphoma is sometimes called Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma NHL. Hodgkin's Disease, another type of lymphoma, is rare in people with HIV. The longer you live with a suppressed immune system, the higher the risk of NHL. Advertisement The use of combination antiretroviral therapy ART cut the rates of most opportunistic infections by about 80%. About 4% of people with symptoms of HIV disease develop NHL each year. A recent study found higher rates for people with a CD4 count that ever dropped below 200, and the longer they had a high or uncontrolled viral load. Most cancers are treated by a combination of drugs chemotherapy or chemo. ART makes it easier for HIV patients to tolerate strong chemotherapy for NHL. Since people started using strong ART, the types of NHL seen in people with HIV are easier to treat. As a result, people with HIV and NHL are ...
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*  Wikipedia:WikiProject Aids/Draft
'AIDS' 'Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome' or 'Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome', sometimes written 'Aids' is a global, human epidemic. Scientific Reappraisal of the HIV-AIDS Hypothesis See also ]. A conference of public health officials including representatives of the Centers for Disease Control and World Health Organization met in Bangui to develop a definition of AIDS for use in countries where testing for HIV antibodies was not available. In 1993 the CDC expanded the definition for use in the United States to include people with antibodies to HIV who had at least one CD4 cell count below 200. A vaccine is being developed for the treatment of people with HIV antibodies to prevent progression to AIDS. Health clinics in some countries are responsible for as much as 30% of HIV transmission worldwide. 1 Scientific Reappraisal of the HIV-AIDS Hypothesis. Candidiasis, disseminated or of the oesophagus and/or lungs Coccidiodomycosis, disseminated or extrapulmonary Cryptococcosis, extrapulmonary Cryptosporidi...
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*  Lamers SL, Salemi M, Galligan DC, et al. Human immunodeficiency virus-1 evolutionary patterns associ
Analysis of HIV-1 nef, gp120, and gp41 sequences showed reduced viral evolution within brain tissues for the non-HAD cases relative to patients with clinical and histological HAD. Analysis of HIV-1 nef, gp120, and gp41 sequences showed reduced viral evolution within brain tissues for the non-HAD cases relative to patients with clinical and histological HAD. associated with HAARTtherapy; Keywords: HIV-1 nef; macrophages; neuropathology atherosclerosis;CNS infection;dementia;genetic analysis; Introduction Before the introduction of highly active antiretrovi- ral therapy HAART, 20% to 30% of patients with late-stage acquired immunodeficiency syndrome AIDS developed HIV-associated dementia HAD Gonzalez-Scarano and Martin-Garcia, 2005. bAll patients eventually died with multiple pathologies common to end-stage AIDS; noted in this column are the primary non-neurological causes of death of the patients, as shown in Table 3, detectable HIV in most brain tissues.cHAART therapy was frequently stopped in the weeks or da...
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*  TAG at Ten: The Year 2000 - TheBody.com
... TAG at Ten: The Year 2000 March 2003 January: NIH workshops on long term effectiveness research, studies designed to look at "when to start" and switch HAART, and for long-term side effects. Completion of TAG's AIDS Vaccine Research at the NIH: A Critical Review, by Gregg Gonsalves. February: NIAID Council/ARAC discuss long-term effectiveness research. The Lancet commissions Mark Harrington to write on the "when to start" controversy. March: Long-time activist Jon Ende dies in New York. First International HIV Pharmacology Workshop. Gregg and Mark meet with Zackie Achmat from South Africa's Treatment Action Campaign TAC in New York City and start planning South African treatment literacy workshops. TAG/amfAR New Targets Workshop, Dedham MA -- designed by Gregg Gonsalves -- focuses on potential new HIV drug targets. Publication of "Hit HIV-1 hard, but only when necessary," by TAG's Mark Harrington and Brown University's Charles Carpenter in The Lancet vol. Long-time activist Stephen Gendin dies of AIDS-re...
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*  BONE MARROW (BM) INVOLVEMENT IN AIDS-LYMPHOMA (AIDS-NHL): C... : JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immun
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*  Opportunists Quotes :: Finest Quotes
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*  The End of the "Family of Five" in Quebec
... Encyclopedia of Anti-Revisionism On-Line. Canadian Communist League Marxist-Leninist The End of the Family of Five in Quebec. The last member of a family of five Quebec-based opportunist groups. This opportunist group which, after a superficial self-criticism, changed their name in order to better infiltrate the Marxist-Leninist movement, completely capitulated to bourgeois ideology. The CC ml -NPE as well as the other opportunist groups would no doubt have disappeared sooner had certain Marxist-Leninists, especially In Struggle, not displayed a compromising attitude towards them. In Struggle has always considered groups like Mobilisation and the CC ml -NPE as Marxist-Leninist groups which had committed serious opportunist errors. In Struggle s completely erroneous attitude reflects their own opportunist deviations which have been consolidating since their second congress and which slow down the fight to create the party. Right Opportunism Remains the Main Danger The dissolution of this family of five gr...
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*  Here Is Your Boston "Tragedy For Sale" Roundup of Opportunist Douches
Here Is Your Boston Tragedy For Sale Roundup of Opportunist Douches. Follow. Log in / Sign up Follow Gawker. Following Gawker. Related blogs. Valleywag. Defamer. Morning After. TKTK. Justice. Weird Internet. Gawker Review of Books. True Stories. Domesticity. The Vane. Fortress America. Antiviral. Dog. Sausage. Black Bag. Blogs you may like. Deadspin. Gawker. Gizmodo. Jalopnik. Jezebel. Kotaku. You can skip this ad in 5 seconds. Here Is Your Boston Tragedy For Sale Roundup of Opportunist Douches. 2 Adam Weinstein Filed to: Marathon bombing. horrible. Boston. Top. 4/16/13 12:45pm. Block for gawker. Share to Kinja. Glenn Beck is co-opting the Boston marathon bombing to hawk gold to his slackjawed fans. Without much effort, the Philadelphia Daily News managed to find t-shirts, hoodies, and stickers commemorating the Boston tragedy on sale online for as much as 42 bucks a pop. That's downright enterprising compared to the knuckleheaded hucksters who simply framed up the front pages of various newspapers from Monda...
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*  .. .. Health Library .. Preventing Opportunistic Infections in HIV/AIDS .. Opportunistic infection
U of U Health Care. Find a Doctor. U of U Health Care. Find a Doctor. Health Care Home / Health Information / Related Content /. Preventing Opportunistic Infections in HIV/AIDS. HIV attacks the cells of your body's immune system. You need a strong immune system to fight off germs like bacteria and viruses, so having HIV may give those germs a better opportunity to make you sick. When germs take advantage of your weakened defense system, they are called opportunistic infections. Opportunistic infections that other people might fight off easily could make you really sick if you have HIV. Getting one or more of these infections could mean that your HIV has advanced to AIDS. In fact, opportunistic infections are the most common cause of death for people with HIV/AIDS. Opportunistic infections you need to know about. The CDC has made a list of more than 20 serious diseases that can become opportunistic infections if you have HIV/AIDS. If you have one or more of the diseases on the CDC's list, you could...
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*  Opportunistic Infections
... Home. Diseases / Research Opportunistic Infections. Share. Diseases / Research. Opportunistic Infections. Fred Hutch takes a comprehensive approach in studying infections in order to improve survival rates for patients with compromised immune systems, such as bone marrow and stem cell transplant recipients or HIV/AIDS patients. These infections are typically referred to as “opportunistic” when they strike patients with weakened immune systems and can pose a serious or even life-threatening danger. Through its Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division VIDD, Fred Hutch researchers have studied and developed new approaches to preventing, detecting and treating these infections. This work has helped to establish national guidelines for infection care in clinical settings and reduced infection-related mortality rates among transplant recipients. Learn more about the Center’s research in this field:. Fungal Infections There is a wide variety of fungal infections, including mold, yeast and others, that poses a th...
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*  JCI - In This Issue
... Current Issue. Past Issues. Reviews. Reviews View all reviews... Review Series Cancer Immunotherapy Sep 2015 Autoimmunity Jun 2015 Enteric Nervous System Mar 2015 Autophagy Jan 2015 Gut Microbiome Oct 2014 Nephrology Jun 2014 Lymphatic Vasculature Mar 2014 View all review series... Clinical Medicine JCI This Month Current issue Past issues. About For authors Current issue Past issues By specialty Subscribe Alerts Advertise Contact us Videos Conversations with Giants in Medicine Author's Takes Collections Commentaries Editorials Hindsight Review series Reviews The Attending Physician First Author Perspectives Scientific Show Stoppers Top read articles. E-mail the JCI. Top Cholesterol-independent benefits of statins in cardiac hypertrophy Dendritic cell-based vaccination to prevent opportunistic fungal infections Arsenic and old telomeres. Published in Volume 108, Issue 10 November 15, 2001. Published November 15, 2001. Cholesterol-independent benefits of statins in cardiac hypertrophy See article on p...
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BOOTYNOMICS Archives. HipHopStan.com. About Advertise Contact Facebook Twitter Google Plus Youtube. HipHopStan.com. Home Videos News/Gossip Pictures Community. Daily source for urban media entertainment. Home » BOOTYNOMICS November 7, 2011. Opportunist. 3 Comments Buffie before The Body. Buffie The Body shows pictures of her body through the years. One of the video captions read: To the non-believers HATERS : Butt injections didn t even exist back in the early 90 s at least not to my knowledge. This booty came from eating and exercise It s HOME GROWN. In this video, I went from 119lbs to 180lbs and now I m 173lbs. No one ever believes me when I tell them that I was once skinny. No butt, no thighs, no hips NO NOTHING. I hated being skinny and it truly depressed me. Most of my friends were shapely and thick but I wasn t. My genetics had a lot to do with my slim frame because everyone in my immediate family except my sis was slim. I was determined to work AGAINST genetics .and I did. I don t ever want to see ski...
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*  Aids-related opportunistic infections
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*  The Frontier In American History: Chapter XI
... XI. THE WEST AND AMERICAN IDEALS. 1. True to American traditions that each succeeding generation ought to find in the Republic a better home, once in every year the colleges and universities summon the nation to lift its eyes from the routine of work, in order to take stock of the country's purposes and achievements, to examine its past and consider its future. This attitude of self-examination is hardly characteristic of the people as a whole. Particularly it is not characteristic of the historic American. He has been an opportunist rather than a dealer in general ideas. Destiny set him in a current which bore him swiftly along through such a wealth of opportunity that reflection and well-considered planning seemed wasted time. He knew not where he was going, but he was on his way, cheerful, optimistic, busy and buoyant. To-day we are reaching a changed condition, less apparent perhaps, in the newer regions than in the old, but sufficiently obvious to extend the commencement frame of mind from the colle...
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*  Opportunistic Infection
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*  A Randomized Pilot Study for the Treatment of AIDS or AIDS Related Complex With an Alternating or Si
... multaneous Combination Regimen of AZT and 2',3'-Dideoxyinosine - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov. National Institutes of Health Example: "Heart attack" AND "Los Angeles" Search for studies:. A Randomized Pilot Study for the Treatment of AIDS or AIDS Related Complex With an Alternating or Simultaneous Combination Regimen of AZT and 2',3'-Dideoxyinosine This study has been completed. Sponsor: National Cancer Institute NCI Information provided by: National Institutes of Health Clinical Center CC. This study will involve therapy of patients with AIDS or ARC with two of these agents, AZT and 2', 3'-dideoxyinosine ddI, which have different toxicity profiles, over a 2-year period of time. Patients will be randomized to receive either an alternating regimen or a continuous simultaneous regimen with these two drugs. The study will be structured as a randomized pilot study. Official Title: A Randomized Pilot Study for the Treatment of AIDS or AIDS Related Complex With an Alternating or Simultaneous Combination ...
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*  AIDS-related complex
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*  HIVID Monograph for Professionals - Drugs.com
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*  Early Symptomatic HIV Infection Symptoms & Treatment
... Centers Services. Other Centers Services. Support Services. Social Work Services. Food and Nutrition Services. Food and Nutrition Services. Definition: Early symptomatic HIV infection is a stage of infection with the human immunodeficiency virus when symptoms are present but AIDS has not yet developed. HIV infection. Causes, incidence, and risk factors: Early symptomatic HIV infection has signs and symptoms typical of HIV infection but not full-blown AIDS. At this early stage of HIV infection, the person does not have signs or symptoms of AIDS such as opportunistic infections, certain cancers, or a CD4 count of less than 200. The following lab tests may be done to see how the immune system is working: CD4 lymphocyte count Complete blood count. Treatment: Medications can successfully treat many of the symptoms of early symptomatic HIV infection. Antiretroviral therapy slows the growth of the HIV virus in the body. HAART is not a cure for HIV, but the treatment slows disease progression and may strengthen ...
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*  A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study With Open-Label Follow-Up To Determine the Safety and Effic
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*  recent HIV+ brother - Forum on Choosing Your Meds -- TheBody.com
... Choosing Your Meds Choosing Your Meds. Ask the Experts > Forum on Choosing Your Meds > Q & A recent HIV+ brother Oct 9, 1996. My brother just tested positive - the doctor estimated he has had the virus for four years. Because people progress at such different rates, and start with very different CD4 cell counts, it's really not possible to accurately estimate the amount of time that someone has had HIV infection based on laboratory tests alone. The stage of disease is not based on the amount of time you've been infected. It's based on the CD4 cell count and the symptoms or complications of HIV infection that are present. Asymptomatic HIV infection: the stage that it sounds like your brother is in, when there are no symptoms of HIV infection Symptomatic HIV infection: formerly known as "AIDS Related Complex" or "ARC." Symptoms include fevers, night sweats, weight loss, oral thrush, diarrhea, to name a few. Some would further break this down and talk about "Advanced AIDS" or "Advanced HIV Infection," which...
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*  .. Is It Illegal To Knowingly Pass On An STD (Sexually Transmitted Disease)? .. Rate this: .. Shar
← Driving HIGH: The Debate Our Voice: Another Perspective On Medical Marijuana →. November 16, 2010 · 3:47 pm. ↓ Jump to Comments Is It Illegal To Knowingly Pass On An STD Sexually Transmitted Disease. What if you engage in sexual intercourse with someone and later find out you received an STD, and even worse, that they knew they had it. Is it a crime. In Michigan, yes, however there are some exceptions. In Michigan, Statute 333.5210 states:. 333.5210 Sexual penetration as felony; definition. Sec. 5210. 1 A person who knows that he or she has or has been diagnosed as having acquired immunodeficiency syndrome or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome related complex, or who knows that he or she is HIV infected, and who engages in sexual penetration with another person without having first informed the other person that he or she has acquired immunodeficiency syndrome or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome related complex or is HIV infected, is guilty of a felony. 2 As used in this section, “sexual penetration” ...
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*  .. Remembering the early faces of AIDS .. Post navigation .. Before protease inhibitors were introd
Remembering the early faces of AIDS Posted on 14 Jun 2006 at 1:39pm. “I only got ARC.” Today, few will remember AIDS Related Complex, a diagnosis given at the time to people who exhibited similar but weaker, less damning symptoms of those afflicted with AIDS. It wouldn’t be long before the medical establishment realized that ARC was simply a precursor to AIDS, the virus’ early ravages on the body, the first warning signs. But at the time, I remember feeling a rush of tempered happiness for Scott: He was sick, I thought, but at least he wasn’t going to die. The good news on ARC was short-lived, as most any good news seemed to be back then. Scott is just one of the scores of people with AIDS who live in the recesses of my mind, people I met in the darkest hours of a dark time. When I looked into his eyes, I was sure I was looking at death. James was the first man I ever really knew with AIDS. By then, AIDS was nothing new, of course. Horrific reports of gay men dying ghastly deaths from the strange and horrible...
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*  AIDS CURE: Treatment by Programmed Lymphocyte Activation
... AIDS. 1866 House of Parliament, London Click Here Vries, H. In the AIDS context, the guns are drugs such as AZT, and a complex of drugs including inhibitors of a viral protease combination therapy or HAART. Induction of HIV-1 replication in latently infected CD4 T cells using a combination of cytokines. T -cells could be polyclonally stimulated at one time, all HIV-bearing T -cells would be destroyed and concomitant administration of AZT for a short term would prevent the replication of all liberated viruses. Effective therapy of AIDS requires a drug, or drugs, which can achieve two, preferably concomitant, results: The first of these is activation of all host cells carrying latent virus so that such cells will be destroyed by the virus. all the integrated HIV DNA molecules would be destroyed with their host cells. The efficiency of AZT in the treatment of patients with AIDS and AIDS-related complex. infected cells die upon activation of virus and that HAART prevents spread of virus to adjacent cells, th...
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*  Wikipedia:Categories for discussion/Log/2009 January 9
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*  Browsing School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics by Subject
... . Browsing School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics by Subject. UKZN ResearchSpace. Login. University of KwaZulu-Natal ResearchSpace. →. College of Humanities. →. School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics. → Browsing School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics by Subject. JavaScript is disabled for your browser. Some features of this site may not work without it. Browsing School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics by Subject. 0-9. A. B. C. D. E. F. G. H. I. J. K. L. M. N. O. P. Q. R. S. T. U. V. W. X. Y. Z. Or enter first few letters:. Order: ascending descending Results: 5 10 20 40 60 80 100. Now showing items 35-54 of 1636. Previous Page. Next Page. Subject. AIDS Disease --KwaZulu-Natal--KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. Aids Disease --KwaZulu-Natal--Northdale--Religious aspects. AIDS Disease --KwaZulu-Natal--Pietermaritzburg. AIDS Disease --KwaZulu-Natal--Prevention. AIDS Disease --KwaZulu-Natal--Religious aspects. AIDS Disease --KwaZulu-Natal. AIDS Disease --Moral and ethical aspects. AIDS Disease --Moza...
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*  Search of: "Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome" - List Results - ClinicalTrials.gov
5874 studies found for : Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Modify this search. Subscribe to RSS Create an RSS feed from your search for: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Need help. Download Download the search results for: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome 5874 records Need help. Conditions: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Virus; Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Virus; AIDS Virus; Human Immunodeficiency Virus; Human Immunodeficiency Viruses. Conditions: HIV; HIV Infections; Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. Interventions: Drug: TAF; Drug: Placebo to match TAF; Drug: E/C/F/TAF; Drug: Pre-existing ARV regimen; Drug: ATV. Conditions: HIV-1; HIV Infections; Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. Interventions: Drug: E/C/F/TAF; Drug: DRV; Drug: Pre-existing ARV regimen. 4 Active, not recruiting A Commitment Device for Medication Adherence Among HIV Patients. 5 Active, not recruiting Primary Care-Based Interventions to Reduce Alcohol Use Among HIV Patients. Conditions: Human Immunodeficiency Virus; Acquire...
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*  Articles by Adaora A. Adimora, MD, MPH : JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes
... Advertisement. Wolters Kluwer Health may email you for journal alerts and information, but is committed to maintaining your privacy and will not share your personal information without your express consent. For more information, please refer to our Privacy Policy. JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes Wolters Kluwer Health Logo. Subscribe. eTOC. About the Journal. Open Access. Rights and Permissions. Adimora, Adaora A. MD, MPH. Articles by Adaora A. Adimora, MD, MPH. Add to My Favorites Email to Colleague Export to Citation Manager. Title Citation Abstract. Characteristics of Multiple and Concurrent Partnerships Among Women At High Risk for HIV Infection. JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. Free Access. Abstract Abstract PDF + Favorites Request Permissions. Abstract:. Go to Full Text of this Article. Preventing HIV Infection in Women. JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. Free Access. Abstract Abstract PDF + Favorites Request Permissions. Abstract:. Go ...
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*  History of Traumatic Abuse and HIV Risk Behaviorsin Severely Mentally Ill Substance Abusing Adults -
... Springer. History of Traumatic Abuse and HIV Risk Behaviorsin Severely Mentally Ill Substance Abusing Adults. Affiliated with AIDS Prevention Program, Florida International University Florida International University, College of Health and Urban Affairs, Stempel School of Public Health AIDS Prevention Program. Affiliated with AIDS Prevention Program, Florida International University. Affiliated with AIDS Prevention Program, Florida International University. Affiliated with AIDS Prevention Program, Florida International University. Affiliated with University of Washington. Kalichman. Affiliated with University of Connecticut. Among the most consistent factors linked to HIV risk in non-SMIA populations is a history of emotional, physical, or sexual abuse. Share Share this content on Facebook Share this content on Twitter Share this content on LinkedIn. Child Abuse Negl. Self-reported childhood sexual and physical abuse and adult HIV-risk behaviors and heavy drinking. CrossRef. PubMed. CrossRef. CrossRef. D...
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*  Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) / Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) | Health Informat
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome AIDS / Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome AIDS / Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV What is HIV. In adults and adolescents, HIV is most commonly spread by sexual contact with an infected partner. The following are the means by which the HIV virus is spread: vertical transmission HIV can be spread to babies born to, or breastfed by, mothers infected with the virus. sexual contact In adults and adolescents, HIV is spread most commonly by sexual contact with an infected partner. AIDS acquired immune deficiency syndrome is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus HIV, which kills or impairs cells of the immune system and progressively destroys the body's ability to fight infections and certain cancers. HIV is spread most commonly by sexual contact with an infected partner. HIV may also be spread through contact with infected blood, especially by sharing needles, syringes, or drug use equipment with someone who is infected with the virus. Accor...
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*  Quilt display, candlelight vigil to mark AIDS Awareness Week
... STANFORD - A quilt panel display, candlelight march, lectures and dance performance are among the free public programs planned to mark AIDS Awareness Week at Stanford University, March 1-7. Organized by students in the AIDS Awareness Coalition at Stanford, the week aims to raise awareness about AIDS and HIV disease prevention, peer health education, treatment, activism and volunteer opportunities. The Stanford quilt panel - which eventually will be sent to the Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt - will be sewn in White Plaza Feb. March 1-5 at the AIDS Awareness Week table in White Plaza. The candlelight march and service in memory of those who have died of AIDS and HIV disease will begin at 6:45 p.m. At 8 p.m., the vigil will proceed to White Plaza, where Cleve Jones, founder of the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt, is scheduled to speak. Ira Green, associate director of the AIDS Program at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, and Dr. Carol Kemper, associate director of the AIDS Program at Santa Clara Valle...
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HIV-AIDS. A Dispatch from the International AIDS Conference. Today’s guest blog is from Nancy Bernstine, executive director of the National AIDS Housing Coalition. This convening  of 20,000 people from across the world gave us an opportunity to explore the global dimensions of housing for people with HIV-AIDS. The National AIDS Housing Coalition NAHC and our Canadian partners, the Ontario HIV Treatment Network OHTN, are pleased to have sponsored an affiliated independent event, the International Leadership Summit on Housing on July 21 at the World Bank’s Preston Auditorium. Housing remains the most critical need of people with HIV-AIDS living in the United States. Research on housing and people living with HIV-AIDS much of which has been presented through the Housing and HIV-AIDS Research Summit series documents improved health care outcomes for people with HIV-AIDS who are challenged by poverty, homelessness and stigma. Research also has shown that housing assistance can be a cost-effective health care...
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*  Grade 4 Events Are as Important as AIDS Events in the Era of... : JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immun
: JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes Wolters Kluwer Health Logo. A A JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes: 1 December 2003 - Volume 34 - Issue 4 - pp 379-386 Clinical Science. The most common grade 4 events were liver related 148 patients, 2.6 per 100 person-years. Conclusions: Grade 4 events are as important as AIDS events in the era of HAART. Article Outline Incidence of Clinical Events by Baseline CD4 + Cell Count The numbers of patients and rates per 100 person-years of risk for AIDS, grade 4 events, and death are summarized in Table 2. Influence of human immunodeficiency virus infection on the course of hepatitis C virus infection: a meta-analysis. Association between insulin resistance and hepatitis C virus chronic infection in HIV-hepatitis C virus-coinfected patients undergoing antiretroviral therapy. Hepatotoxicity associated with antiretroviral therapy in adults infected with human immunodeficiency virus and t...
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The economic impact of HIV/AIDS on the education sector in Z... Top Cited Articles. The economic impact of HIV/AIDS on the education sector in Z... These costs include salaries paid to teachers absent as a result of HIV-associated illness 71%, additional training of teachers to cope with AIDS-related attrition 22% and funeral costs contractually met by the MoE 7%. Back to Top. Back to Top. The impact of HIV/AIDS on the teaching population, as estimated by the Ed-SIDA model, allows the identification of three sources of cost faced by the MoE/BESSIP: i additional training of teachers to cope with AIDS-related attrition, ii salaries paid to teachers absent with HIV-associated illness, and iii funeral costs contractually met by the MoE Table 1. where X g,a t, Y g,a t and N g,a t are the number of HIV negative, positive and total number of teachers respectively for gender g and age a at time t ; R g,a t is the number of teachers recruited and C g,a t the number of teachers leaving the profession respectively at ti...
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*  Articles by Eva P. Muro, BPharm, MSc : JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes
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(1/2982) Persistent damage to Enterocytozoon bieneusi, with persistent symptomatic relief, after combined furazolidone and albendazole in AIDS patients.

AIM: To investigate morphological changes in Enterocytozoon bieneusi and the duration of symptomatic relief after combination treatment with furazolidone and albendazole in AIDS patients. METHODS: Four severely immunocompromised AIDS patients with symptomatic E bieneusi infection of the gut received an 18 day course of combined furazolidone and albendazole (500 + 800 mg daily). All patients were monitored for parasite shedding in stool by light microscopy at the end of treatment and monthly during follow up. At the end of treatment, duodenal biopsy specimens obtained from three patients were studied by transmission electron microscopy by two pathologists blind to the patients' treatment or clinical outcome. Duodenal biopsy specimens obtained from one of the patients two months after completion of treatment were also studied electronmicroscopically. RESULTS: All patients had long lasting symptomatic relief, with a major decrease--or transient absence--of spore shedding in stools from completion of treatment. After treatment, changes in faecal spores were persistently found by light microscopy in all cases, and there was evidence of both a substantial decrease in the parasite load and ultrastructural damage in the parasite in all biopsy specimens. The treatment was well tolerated, and no patient had clinical or parasitological relapse during follow up (up to 15 months). CONCLUSIONS: The long lasting symptomatic relief observed in all four treated patients correlated with the persistent decrease in parasite load both in tissue and in stool, and with the morphological changes observed in the life cycle of the protozoan. These data suggest that combined treatment with furazolidone and albendazole is active against E bieneusi and may result in lasting remission even in severely immunocompromised patients.  (+info)

(2/2982) Tuberculous meningitis in South African urban adults.

We retrospectively reviewed 56 adults with culture-proven tuberculous meningitis (TBM), investigating clinical signs, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) findings and outcome. There were 50 patients, aged 18-59 years, 39 with and 11 without human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Six were aged 60 years or older. Neurological signs of TBM in 18-59-year-olds were unaffected by HIV serostatus while, compared to those > or = 60 years of age, there were more patients with meningism (86.0% vs. 33.3%; p = 0.011) and fewer with seizures (12.0% vs. 50.0%; p = 0.046). The HIV-infected 18-59-year-olds had significantly more extrameningeal tuberculosis compared to the non-HIV-infected (76.9% vs. 9.1%; p = 0.0001) and 23.1% had 'breakthrough' TBM. CSF analysis revealed 12 patients (21.4%) with acellular fluid (more common in those > or = 60 years of age, p = 0.016), of whom three had completely normal CSF. A neutrophil predominance was found in 22 patients (39.3%). Only three patients (5.4%) had a positive CSF smear for acid-fast bacilli. In-hospital mortality occurred in 39 patients (69.1%), was similar in all study groups, and was not related to neurological stage. The diagnosis of TBM can be masked by lack of meningism in the elderly and by atypical CSF findings.  (+info)

(3/2982) Clusters of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia: analysis of person-to-person transmission by genotyping.

Genotyping at the internal transcribed spacer (ITS) regions of the nuclear rRNA operon was performed on isolates of P. carinii sp. f. hominis from three clusters of P. carinii pneumonia among eight patients with haematological malignancies and six with HIV infection. Nine different ITS sequence types of P. carinii sp. f. hominis were identified in the samples from the patients with haematological malignancies, suggesting that this cluster of cases of P. carinii pneumonia was unlikely to have resulted from nosocomial transmission. A common ITS sequence type was observed in two of the patients with haematological malignancies who shared a hospital room, and also in two of the patients with HIV infection who had prolonged close contact on the ward. In contrast, different ITS sequence types were detected in samples from an HIV-infected homosexual couple who shared the same household. These data suggest that person-to-person transmission of P. carinii sp. f. hominis may occur from infected to susceptible immunosuppressed patients with close contact within hospital environments. However direct transmission between patients did not account for the majority of cases within the clusters, suggesting that person-to-person transmission of P. carinii sp. f. hominis infection may be a relatively infrequent event and does not constitute the major route of transmission in man.  (+info)

(4/2982) Epidemiology of drug-resistant tuberculosis in Texas.

During 1987-1996, over 22,000 tuberculosis cases were reported in Texas, at an average annual incidence rate of 12.5 cases per 100,000 population. Counties with the highest rates were located along the Mexico-Texas border and in northwestern Texas. Nine percent of cases were resistant to at least one of the five first-line antituberculosis drugs used for treatment. Almost 5 percent (4.6%) were resistant to isoniazid, either alone or in combination with other antibiotics; 2.3% were resistant to rifampin; and only 1.3% were resistant to both isoniazid and rifampin. Being a recurrent case, being foreign-born, being 20-39 years of age, and residing in a Mexico-Texas border county were independent risk factors for isoniazid resistance and rifampin resistance. Tuberculosis patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection were more likely to have rifampin resistance and less likely to have isoniazid resistance than patients without HIV infection. Factors associated with multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis included a history of previous tuberculosis (relative risk (RR) = 4.91, 95% confidence interval (CI) 3.5-6.8), non-US birth (RR = 2.69, 95% CI 2.1-3.5), age younger than 20 years (RR = 1.97, 95% CI 1.1-3.5), age 20-39 years (RR = 1.82, 95% CI 1.3-2.6), and residence in a Mexico-Texas border county (RR = 2.33, 95% CI 1.8-3.1).  (+info)

(5/2982) Clinical experience and choice of drug therapy for human immunodeficiency virus disease.

To determine if providers experienced in the management of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease preferred different treatment regimens than providers with less experience, we analyzed data from a national survey of primary care providers' preferred regimens for the management of 30 HIV-related medical conditions. We mailed questionnaires to 999 correct addresses of providers in > 20 cities in the United States in May 1996. We received 524 responses (response rate, 52%). We found a statistically significant association between the number of HIV-infected patients cared for by the provider and the likelihood that the provider would report prescribing highly active antiretroviral therapy and multidrug combinations for treatment of opportunistic infections. Providers with few HIV-infected patients were substantially less likely to report using new therapeutic regimens or new diagnostic tools. We concluded that the preferred regimens of experienced providers are more likely to be consistent with the latest information on treatment for HIV disease than are those of less experienced providers.  (+info)

(6/2982) Early mycological treatment failure in AIDS-associated cryptococcal meningitis.

Cryptococcal meningitis causes significant morbidity and mortality in persons with AIDS. Of 236 AIDS patients treated with amphotericin B plus flucytosine, 29 (12%) died within 2 weeks and 62 (26%) died before 10 weeks. Just 129 (55%) of 236 patients were alive with negative cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) cultures at 10 weeks. Multivariate analyses identified that titer of cryptococcal antigen in CSF, serum albumin level, and CD4 cell count, together with dose of amphotericin B, had the strongest joint association with failure to achieve negative CSF cultures by day 14. Among patients with similar CSF cryptococcal antigen titers, CD4 cell counts, and serum albumin levels, the odds of failure at week 10 for those without negative CSF cultures by day 14 was five times that for those with negative CSF cultures by day 14 (odds ratio, 5.0; 95% confidence interval, 2.2-10.9). Prognosis is dismal for patients with AIDS-related cryptococcal meningitis. Multivariate analyses identified three components that, along with initial treatment, have the strongest joint association with early outcome. Clearly, more effective initial therapy and patient management strategies that address immune function and nutritional status are needed to improve outcomes of this disease.  (+info)

(7/2982) Issues in the treatment of active tuberculosis in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients.

Most HIV-infected patients with tuberculosis can be treated satisfactorily with standard regimens with expectations of good results. Treatment of tuberculosis in these patients has been complicated by the introduction of HAART, which relies on drugs that interfere with the most potent class of antituberculous medications. Rifampin-free regimens or regimens that employ rifabutin may be acceptable strategies for patients who are receiving protease inhibitors, although these regimens have not been rigorously evaluated in patients with AIDS. At present, there is good reason to believe that a 6-month course of a rifabutin-containing regimen or a 9-12-month course of a regimen of streptomycin, isoniazid, and pyrazinamide should be adequate therapy for most patients with drug-susceptible disease. As the treatment of HIV infection with antiretroviral agents evolves, the treatment of tuberculosis in patients with AIDS is likely to evolve as well. This will require careful coordination of antituberculosis and antiretroviral therapies.  (+info)

(8/2982) Successful short-term suppression of clarithromycin-resistant Mycobacterium avium complex bacteremia in AIDS. California Collaborative Treatment Group.

During a randomized study of clarithromycin plus clofazimine with or without ethambutol in patients with AIDS and Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) bacteremia, eight participants received additional antimycobacterial drugs following the detection of a clarithromycin-resistant isolate (MIC, > 8 micrograms/mL). A macrolide (seven received clarithromycin, one azithromycin) and clofazimine were continued; additional treatment included various combinations of ethambutol, ciprofloxacin, amikacin, and rifabutin. After the detection of a resistant isolate and before receipt of additional antimycobacterials, the median peak MAC colony count in blood was 105 cfu/mL (range, 8-81,500 cfu/mL). After additional antimycobacterials, the median nadir MAC colony count was 5 cfu/mL (range, 0-110 cfu/mL). Five (63%) of eight patients had a > or = 1 log10 decrease, including two who achieved negative blood cultures; all of these responses occurred in patients originally assigned to clarithromycin plus clofazimine. Treatment of clarithromycin-resistant MAC bacteremia that emerges during clarithromycin-based treatment can decrease levels of bacteremia and transiently sterilize blood cultures.  (+info)


Identify and describe three of the more common opportunistic infections related to acquired immunodeficiency?


syndrome
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1.Thrush is an oral yeast infection.
2.Karposi's Sarcoma is a cancer most commonly found in middle aged Mediterranean men.  It consists of skin eruptions & sores.
3.Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) caused by the jiroveci fungus.  It is among the most serious of the opportunistic diseases.  Most peoples' immune systems protect them from getting PCP.


is a person said to have full blown aids if primary or opportunistic infections occur?


Opportunistic infections will hit people who have HIV, all the time. It need not be full blown AIDS for this.


What opportunistic infections indicate AIDS?





opportunistic infections may increase the risk of malnutrition in the patient with HIV/AIDS because of?


A. fluid retention
B. further compromise of the immune system
C. reduction in red blood cells causing tissues to not be adequately oxygenated
D. decreased oncotic pressure in the intravascular space
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what are some opportunistic infections associated with AIDS? what are their symptoms?


what infection isn't? AIDS attacks the autoimmune system, which is your body's only defense against infection. With AIDS, almost any infection is possible. most people with aids die of pneumonia, cancer of one kind or another, or a host of other illnesses. most of these infections would normally be suppressed by the body's natural immunity. AIDS prevents this from happening. staph infections and strep infections are comm0n, and often lethal to the patient.


Which of the following organs of the body seems particularly vulnerable to opportunistic infections?


Which of the following organs of the body seems particularly vulnerable to opportunistic infections?

1. lungs
2. skin
3. eyes
4. stomach
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All of the above.  The staph that lives on your skin everyday is only looking for a way in; when it finds it, it's considered opportunistic and the infection begins.  Any organ is susceptible to infection, thus washing the hands is more important than most really believe.


Aids patients have a major problem with infections by virsues and opportunistic pathogens. Give three examples


cryptococcal meningitis, candida esophagitis, pneumocystis pneumonia


.Explain why opportunistic infections are common in AIDS.?


We have bacteria and other pathogens constantly trying to cause us disease. Some pathogens live in our throats, some on our skin, some lie dormant in our cells, many exist in our guts. It is our immune system that constantly fights off these disease causing bacteria, viruses, and fungus. If you limit the ability of the immune system to do its job then these pathogens will take hold and will cause disease because our bodies would not be able to fight them off.