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.Homosexuality: The sexual attraction or relationship between members of the same SEX.Zidovudine: A dideoxynucleoside compound in which the 3'-hydroxy group on the sugar moiety has been replaced by an azido group.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.Animals, LaboratorySensitivity and Specificity: Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Bone Marrow: The soft tissue filling the cavities of bones. Bone marrow exists in two types, yellow and red. Yellow marrow is found in the large cavities of large bones and consists mostly of fat cells and a few primitive blood cells. Red marrow is a hematopoietic tissue and is the site of production of erythrocytes and granular leukocytes. Bone marrow is made up of a framework of connective tissue containing branching fibers with the frame being filled with marrow cells.Laboratory Animal Science: The science and technology dealing with the procurement, breeding, care, health, and selection of animals used in biomedical research and testing.Dose-Response Relationship, Drug: The relationship between the dose of an administered drug and the response of the organism to the drug.Bone Marrow Cells: Cells contained in the bone marrow including fat cells (see ADIPOCYTES); STROMAL CELLS; MEGAKARYOCYTES; and the immediate precursors of most blood cells.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.ArchivesLymphoma, 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.Biological Science Disciplines: All of the divisions of the natural sciences dealing with the various aspects of the phenomena of life and vital processes. The concept includes anatomy and physiology, biochemistry and biophysics, and the biology of animals, plants, and microorganisms. It should be differentiated from BIOLOGY, one of its subdivisions, concerned specifically with the origin and life processes of living organisms.Periodicals as Topic: A publication issued at stated, more or less regular, intervals.PubMed: A bibliographic database that includes MEDLINE as its primary subset. It is produced by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), part of the NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE. PubMed, which is searchable through NLM's Web site, also includes access to additional citations to selected life sciences journals not in MEDLINE, and links to other resources such as the full-text of articles at participating publishers' Web sites, NCBI's molecular biology databases, and PubMed Central.Directories as Topic: Lists of persons or organizations, systematically arranged, usually in alphabetic or classed order, giving address, affiliations, etc., for individuals, and giving address, officers, functions, and similar data for organizations. (ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)Major Histocompatibility Complex: The genetic region which contains the loci of genes which determine the structure of the serologically defined (SD) and lymphocyte-defined (LD) TRANSPLANTATION ANTIGENS, genes which control the structure of the IMMUNE RESPONSE-ASSOCIATED ANTIGENS, HUMAN; the IMMUNE RESPONSE GENES which control the ability of an animal to respond immunologically to antigenic stimuli, and genes which determine the structure and/or level of the first four components of complement.Publishing: "The business or profession of the commercial production and issuance of literature" (Webster's 3d). It includes the publisher, publication processes, editing and editors. Production may be by conventional printing methods or by electronic publishing.Haplotypes: The genetic constitution of individuals with respect to one member of a pair of allelic genes, or sets of genes that are closely linked and tend to be inherited together such as those of the MAJOR HISTOCOMPATIBILITY COMPLEX.Purpura, Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic: An acquired, congenital, or familial disorder caused by PLATELET AGGREGATION with THROMBOSIS in terminal arterioles and capillaries. Clinical features include THROMBOCYTOPENIA; HEMOLYTIC ANEMIA; AZOTEMIA; FEVER; and thrombotic microangiopathy. The classical form also includes neurological symptoms and end-organ damage, such as RENAL FAILURE.Purpura, Thrombocytopenic: Any form of purpura in which the PLATELET COUNT is decreased. Many forms are thought to be caused by immunological mechanisms.Plasma Exchange: Removal of plasma and replacement with various fluids, e.g., fresh frozen plasma, plasma protein fractions (PPF), albumin preparations, dextran solutions, saline. Used in treatment of autoimmune diseases, immune complex diseases, diseases of excess plasma factors, and other conditions.Purpura, Thrombocytopenic, Idiopathic: Thrombocytopenia occurring in the absence of toxic exposure or a disease associated with decreased platelets. It is mediated by immune mechanisms, in most cases IMMUNOGLOBULIN G autoantibodies which attach to platelets and subsequently undergo destruction by macrophages. The disease is seen in acute (affecting children) and chronic (adult) forms.ADAM Proteins: A family of membrane-anchored glycoproteins that contain a disintegrin and metalloprotease domain. They are responsible for the proteolytic cleavage of many transmembrane proteins and the release of their extracellular domain.Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome: A syndrome that is associated with microvascular diseases of the KIDNEY, such as RENAL CORTICAL NECROSIS. It is characterized by hemolytic anemia (ANEMIA, HEMOLYTIC); THROMBOCYTOPENIA; and ACUTE RENAL FAILURE.Plasmapheresis: Procedure whereby plasma is separated and extracted from anticoagulated whole blood and the red cells retransfused to the donor. Plasmapheresis is also employed for therapeutic use.von Willebrand Factor: A high-molecular-weight plasma protein, produced by endothelial cells and megakaryocytes, that is part of the factor VIII/von Willebrand factor complex. The von Willebrand factor has receptors for collagen, platelets, and ristocetin activity as well as the immunologically distinct antigenic determinants. It functions in adhesion of platelets to collagen and hemostatic plug formation. The prolonged bleeding time in VON WILLEBRAND DISEASES is due to the deficiency of this factor.Thrombotic Microangiopathies: Diseases that result in THROMBOSIS in MICROVASCULATURE. The two most prominent diseases are PURPURA, THROMBOTIC THROMBOCYTOPENIC; and HEMOLYTIC-UREMIC SYNDROME. Multiple etiological factors include VASCULAR ENDOTHELIAL CELL damage due to SHIGA TOXIN; FACTOR H deficiency; and aberrant VON WILLEBRAND FACTOR formation.Dapsone: A sulfone active against a wide range of bacteria but mainly employed for its actions against MYCOBACTERIUM LEPRAE. Its mechanism of action is probably similar to that of the SULFONAMIDES which involves inhibition of folic acid synthesis in susceptible organisms. It is also used with PYRIMETHAMINE in the treatment of malaria. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p157-8)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.Pneumocystis: A genus of ascomycetous FUNGI, family Pneumocystidaceae, order Pneumocystidales. It includes various host-specific species causing PNEUMOCYSTIS PNEUMONIA in humans and other MAMMALS.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.Pentamidine: Antiprotozoal agent effective in trypanosomiasis, leishmaniasis, and some fungal infections; used in treatment of PNEUMOCYSTIS pneumonia in HIV-infected patients. It may cause diabetes mellitus, central nervous system damage, and other toxic effects.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).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.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.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.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.Itraconazole: A triazole antifungal agent that inhibits cytochrome P-450-dependent enzymes required for ERGOSTEROL synthesis.Amphotericin B: Macrolide antifungal antibiotic produced by Streptomyces nodosus obtained from soil of the Orinoco river region of Venezuela.Blastomycosis: A fungal infection that may appear in two forms: 1, a primary lesion characterized by the formation of a small cutaneous nodule and small nodules along the lymphatics that may heal within several months; and 2, chronic granulomatous lesions characterized by thick crusts, warty growths, and unusual vascularity and infection in the middle or upper lobes of the lung.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.Lung Diseases, Fungal: Pulmonary diseases caused by fungal infections, usually through hematogenous spread.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)Stomatitis, Denture: Inflammation of the mouth due to denture irritation.TriazolesBlastomyces: A genus of onygenacetous mitosporic fungi whose perfect state is Ajellomyces (see ONYGENALES). The species Blastomyces dermatitidis (perfect state Ajellomyces dermatitidis) causes blastomycosis.MycosesDiagnostic Errors: Incorrect diagnoses after clinical examination or technical diagnostic procedures.Ophthalmoscopy: Examination of the interior of the eye with an ophthalmoscope.Supination: Applies to movements of the forearm in turning the palm forward or upward. When referring to the foot, a combination of adduction and inversion movements of the foot.Spirochaetales: An order of slender, flexuous, helically coiled bacteria, with one or more complete turns in the helix.Relapsing Fever: An acute infection characterized by recurrent episodes of PYREXIA alternating with asymptomatic intervals of apparent recovery. This condition is caused by SPIROCHETES of the genus BORRELIA. It is transmitted by the BITES of either the body louse (PEDICULUS humanus corporis), for which humans are the reservoir, or by soft ticks of the genus ORNITHODOROS, for which rodents and other animals are the principal reservoirs.Lasers: An optical source that emits photons in a coherent beam. Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation (LASER) is brought about using devices that transform light of varying frequencies into a single intense, nearly nondivergent beam of monochromatic radiation. Lasers operate in the infrared, visible, ultraviolet, or X-ray regions of the spectrum.Malignant Catarrh: A herpesvirus infection of cattle characterized by catarrhal inflammation of the upper respiratory and alimentary epithelia, keratoconjunctivitis, encephalitis and lymph node enlargement. Syn: bovine epitheliosis, snotsiekte.Asthma: A form of bronchial disorder with three distinct components: airway hyper-responsiveness (RESPIRATORY HYPERSENSITIVITY), airway INFLAMMATION, and intermittent AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION. It is characterized by spasmodic contraction of airway smooth muscle, WHEEZING, and dyspnea (DYSPNEA, PAROXYSMAL).Nose: A part of the upper respiratory tract. It contains the organ of SMELL. The term includes the external nose, the nasal cavity, and the PARANASAL SINUSES.Peak Expiratory Flow Rate: Measurement of the maximum rate of airflow attained during a FORCED VITAL CAPACITY determination. Common abbreviations are PEFR and PFR.Early Growth Response Transcription Factors: A family of transcription factors that are induced by GROWTH FACTORS and contain a highly conserved DNA-binding domain composed of three ZINC FINGER MOTIFS.Early Growth Response Protein 1: An early growth response transcription factor that has been implicated in regulation of CELL PROLIFERATION and APOPTOSIS.Transcription Factors: Endogenous substances, usually proteins, which are effective in the initiation, stimulation, or termination of the genetic transcription process.Early Growth Response Protein 3: An early growth response transcription factor that is essential for the development of MUSCLE SPINDLES.DNA-Binding Proteins: Proteins which bind to DNA. The family includes proteins which bind to both double- and single-stranded DNA and also includes specific DNA binding proteins in serum which can be used as markers for malignant diseases.Early Growth Response Protein 2: An early growth response transcription factor that controls the formation of the MYELIN SHEATH around peripheral AXONS by SCHWANN CELLS. Mutations in EGR2 transcription factor have been associated with HEREDITARY MOTOR AND SENSORY NEUROPATHIES such as CHARCOT-MARIE-TOOTH DISEASE.Zinc Fingers: Motifs in DNA- and RNA-binding proteins whose amino acids are folded into a single structural unit around a zinc atom. In the classic zinc finger, one zinc atom is bound to two cysteines and two histidines. In between the cysteines and histidines are 12 residues which form a DNA binding fingertip. By variations in the composition of the sequences in the fingertip and the number and spacing of tandem repeats of the motif, zinc fingers can form a large number of different sequence specific binding sites.Transcription, Genetic: The biosynthesis of RNA carried out on a template of DNA. The biosynthesis of DNA from an RNA template is called REVERSE TRANSCRIPTION.Promoter Regions, Genetic: DNA sequences which are recognized (directly or indirectly) and bound by a DNA-dependent RNA polymerase during the initiation of transcription. Highly conserved sequences within the promoter include the Pribnow box in bacteria and the TATA BOX in eukaryotes.Immediate-Early Proteins: Proteins that are coded by immediate-early genes, in the absence of de novo protein synthesis. The term was originally used exclusively for viral regulatory proteins that were synthesized just after viral integration into the host cell. It is also used to describe cellular proteins which are synthesized immediately after the resting cell is stimulated by extracellular signals.

Cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy in HIV infected patients. (1/190)

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the presence and extent of autonomic dysfunction in HIV infected individuals of one ethnic group. DESIGN: Prospective, age-sex matched study. METHODS: 25 patients (seven asymptomatic (HIV), eight AIDS related complex (ARC), 10 AIDS) and 25 controls were recruited from patients and staff at the Aga Khan Hospital, Nairobi. Autonomic function was assessed by measurement of pulse rate variability on standing, rest, deep breathing, Valsalva manoeuvre, isometric exercise, cold face test, and mental stress. Blood pressure was measured during standing, supine resting, and on Valsalva manoeuvre. CD4 count was correlated with number of abnormal test results. RESULTS: 21 patients had at least one abnormal test of autonomic function compared with one control (p < 0.0001). There were significant differences between AIDS patients and controls for supine heart rate (p < 0.001), Valsalva ratio (p = 0.05), and cold face test (p = 0.05), and almost significant results for mental stress (p = 0.051). Evidence of autonomic hypersensitivity was found in response to exercise and/or mental stress in some patients with HIV or ARC. No difference was found in blood pressure measurements. Abnormalities in autonomic function occurred at all CD4 counts and all patients with four abnormal tests of heart rate variation had a CD4 count less than 300 x 10(6)/l. CONCLUSIONS: There is evidence of substantial autonomic dysfunction in AIDS patients compared with controls and mild abnormalities in the majority of HIV infected patients studied irrespective of CD4 count. Autonomic hypersensitivity may precede loss of function in some cases.  (+info)

Localisation of HHV-8 in AIDS related lymphadenopathy. (2/190)

BACKGROUND: Many lymph node abnormalities have been described in AIDS. These include opportunistic infections that sometimes result in spindle cell pseudotumours, Kaposi's sarcoma (KS), malignant lymphoma (Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's), and florid reactive hyperplasia. Among these, reactive hyperplasia is the most common manifestation of AIDS related lymphadenopathy. AIM: To examine whether human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8), the aetiological agent of KS, can be localised in AIDS related lymphadenopathy and whether its appearance in such nodes is predictive of Kaposi's sarcoma development. METHODS: A series of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) positive men (n = 21) with AIDS related lymphadenopathy who at the time of presentation had KS or subsequently developed KS (n = 5) were examined. The prevalence of HHV-8 was assessed in these patients using solution phase polymerase chain reaction (PCR), real time TaqMan quantitative PCR, and in cell amplification techniques (PCR in situ hybridisation (PCR-ISH) and labelled primer driven in cell amplification). RESULTS: Using standard solution phase PCR in a nested format, only two of the 21 patients with AIDS related lymphadenopathy were positive for HHV-8. The lymph node of one of these patients contained KS lesions. Three HHV-8 positive patients were identified using TaqMan PCR (the original two positive patients and one additional patient). All of the positive patients either subsequently developed KS (n = 2) or had KS at the time of diagnosis (n = 1). Two additional patients subsequently developed KS, but were negative for HHV-8 by solution phase PCR and TaqMan PCR. Using PCR-ISH, HHV-8 amplicons were identified in some lymphoid cells (in one patient) and in spindle cells of the KS lesion in another. The positive lymphoid cells were predominantly concentrated in B cell areas of the affected lymph nodes, confirming the B cell tropism exhibited by HHV-8. CONCLUSIONS: The presence of HHV-8 in AIDS related lymphadenopathy is predictive of KS development and probably represents seeding of HHV-8 infected B cells from the peripheral blood. These findings support a role for HHV-8 in the pathobiology of KS.  (+info)

Risk factors for tuberculosis among human immunodeficiency virus-infected persons. A case-control study in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil (1985-1996). (3/190)

The objective of this study was to identify tuberculosis risk factors and possible surrogate markers among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected persons. A retrospective case-control study was carried out at the HIV outpatient clinic of the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais in Belo Horizonte. We reviewed the demographic, social-economical and medical data of 477 HIV-infected individuals evaluated from 1985 to 1996. The variables were submitted to an univariate and stratified analysis. Aids related complex (ARC), past history of pneumonia, past history of hospitalization, CD4 count and no antiretroviral use were identified as possible effect modifiers and confounding variables, and were submitted to logistic regression analysis by the stepwise method. ARC had an odds ratio (OR) of 3.5 (CI 95% - 1.2-10.8) for tuberculosis development. Past history of pneumonia (OR 1.7 - CI 95% 0.6-5.2) and the CD4 count (OR 0.4 - CI 0. 2-1.2) had no statistical significance. These results show that ARC is an important clinical surrogate for tuberculosis in HIV-infected patients. Despite the need of confirmation in future studies, these results suggest that the ideal moment for tuberculosis chemoprophylaxis could be previous to the introduction of antiretroviral treatment or even just after the diagnosis of HIV infection.  (+info)

Central pontine myelinolysis complicating treatment of multicentric Castleman's disease and Kaposi's sarcoma in a patient with AIDS. (4/190)

An HIV positive black African woman presented with widespread lymphadenopathy and pancytopenia that had been ascribed to tuberculosis. Lymph node biopsy showed both Kaposi's sarcoma and multicentric Castleman's disease. Despite antiretroviral therapy and chemotherapy the patient deteriorated, developing confusion and dysphasia. A cranial magnetic resonance scan showed central pontine myelinolysis. Despite supportive therapy the patient died.  (+info)

Epstein-Barr virus and HIV play no direct role in persistent generalized lymphadenopathy syndrome. (5/190)

Persistent generalized lymphadenopathy (PGL) and polyclonal B cell activation are features of infection with HIV. Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and HIV are known to activate B cells in vitro, but whether they are important B cell activators in patients infected with HIV is less clear. In this study, lymph node tissue was obtained from 10 patients with PGL and assessed for evidence of EBV and HIV gene sequences. DNA was extracted and specific viral gene sequences identified using the polymerase chain reaction (PCR). EBV sequences were difficult to detect in the PGL tissue, with a signal intensity similar to that of other benign and malignant lymphoid conditions not associated with EBV. HIV sequences were also rare in the PGL tissue, consistent with HIV infection of the small number of peripheral blood cells and nodal T cells likely to be present in such a sample. These findings suggest that the polyclonal B cell activation typical of HIV is not driven by direct EBV or HIV infection of B cells.  (+info)

Mononuclear cells from HIV-infected patients produce factors which enhance functional activity of polymorphonuclear neutrophils from healthy subjects. (6/190)

The influence of mononuclear cell supernatants (MNCS) from nine healthy donors and 35 HIV-infected patients (17 with lymphoadenopathy syndrome (LAS), 15 with ARC and three with AIDS) on functional activity of polymorphonuclear neutrophils (PMN) from healthy donors was investigated. MNC after short-term cultivation (24 h) produced factors which enhanced chemiluminescence (CL) and chemotaxis of PMN. This augmentation did not depend on stimulation of MNC by mitogens (lipopolysaccharide Escherichia coli (LPS) and concanavalin A (Con A)) or on activation of PMN by FMLP. After 48 h of cultivation only MNC stimulated by LPS produced these factors. MNCS from HIV-infected patients provoked a more pronounced augmentation of PMN CL compared with MNCS from healthy subjects. This enhancement was observed in patients at all stages of infection, but was more pronounced in patients with LAS. MNCS impact on PMN CL was not connected with proliferative activity of MNC but was correlated with the level of CD4 cells. It was shown that removal of adherent cells from MNC fraction resulted in decreased MNCS impact. Treatment of MNCS by antibody to IL-1 beta, IL-8, interferon-alpha (IFN-alpha) and tumour necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) did not decrease MNCS impact on PMN CL.  (+info)

In situ demonstration of Epstein-Barr virus in intravenous drug abusers with generalized lymphadenopathy. (7/190)

We have studied by the in situ hybridization method the presence of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) DNA genome in lymph node tissues from 11 patients with persistent generalized lymphadenopathy. Using a biotinylated EBV DNA probe, we demonstrated EBV nucleic acid in scattered germinal centre cells in eight of the 11 cases. Our results suggest that EBV is not a determinant factor in the pathogenesis of this lymphadenopathy, but support its possible implication in B cell malignant transformation in cases of AIDS-associated lymphoma.  (+info)

A controlled trial comparing continued zidovudine with didanosine in human immunodeficiency virus infection. The NIAID AIDS Clinical Trials Group. (8/190)

BACKGROUND: Although zidovudine is effective in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, its efficacy may decline with prolonged use. Didanosine is another inhibitor of HIV reverse transcriptase. We evaluated the effectiveness of changing anti-HIV treatment from zidovudine to didanosine. METHODS: This multicenter, double-blind study involved 913 patients who had tolerated zidovudine for at least 16 weeks. The patients had the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), AIDS-related complex with less than or equal to 300 CD4 cells per cubic milliliter, or asymptomatic HIV infection with less than or equal to 200 CD4 cells per cubic milliliter. They were randomly assigned to receive 600 mg per day of zidovudine, 750 mg per day of didanosine, or 500 mg per day of didanosine. RESULTS: There were significantly fewer new AIDS-defining events and deaths among the 298 subjects assigned to 500 mg per day of didanosine than among the subjects who continued to receive zidovudine (relative risk, 1.39; 95 percent confidence interval, 1.06 to 1.82; P = 0.015). With 750 mg of didanosine, there was no clear benefit over zidovudine (relative risk, 1.10; 95 percent confidence interval, 0.86 to 1.42). The efficacy of didanosine was unrelated to the duration of previous zidovudine treatment. In the two didanosine groups, there were improvements in the number of CD4 cells (P less than 0.001 for both groups) and in p24 antigen levels (P = 0.03 in the 500-mg group; P = 0.005 in the 750-mg group), as compared with the zidovudine group. CONCLUSIONS: Changing treatment from zidovudine to 500 mg per day of didanosine appears to slow the progression of HIV disease.  (+info)

*AIDS-related complex

Laboratory criteria separating AIDS-related complex (ARC) from AIDS include elevated or hyperactive B-cell humoral immune ... AIDS-related complex, or ARC, was introduced after discovery of the HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) when the medical ... AIDS). The necessity for doctors to quickly and accurately understand the special needs of unknown patients suffering from AIDS ... signaling the transition to the full-blown AIDS." Clinical use of this term was widely discontinued by the year 2000 in the ...

*Suramin

"Lack of response to suramin in patients with AIDS and AIDS-related complex". The American Journal of Medicine. 82 (3): 615-620 ... Suramin has been applied clinically to HIV/AIDS patients resulting in a significant number of fatal occurrences and as a result ...

*Robert R. Redfield

AIDS-related complex and AIDS). Epidemiologic evidence for female-to-male transmission". Journal of the American Medical ... "Frequent transmission of HTLV-III among spouses of patients with AIDS-related complex and AIDS". Journal of the American ... During the 1980s in the early years of investigation into the AIDS pandemic Redfield led the research that was the first to ... During this period he collaborated with numerous teams at the forefront of AIDS research, publishing several key papers and was ...

*Rosa Martínez and Eliana Martínez

... her handicaps were due to the effects of AIDS. She was diagnosed with AIDS-Related Complex in April 1985. Eliana was treated ... The adoptive mother of a 5-year-old mentally handicapped girl who suffers from AIDS-related complex has filed a federal suit in ... Associated Press (1987-09-05). "Lawsuit Seeks to Put AIDS-related complex Child in School". Miami Herald. p. 2D. ... Eliana had multiple handicaps and was mistakenly diagnosed with cerebral palsy until the diagnosis of AIDS-related complex was ...

*Bacillary angiomatosis

... a distinct vascular disorder in patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome or AIDS-related complex. Lancet. 1987 Sep ... It can manifest in people with AIDS and rarely appears in those who are immunocompetent.[citation needed] Diagnosis is based on ... Gasquet S, Maurin M, Brouqui P, Lepidi H, Raoult D (1998). "Bacillary angiomatosis in immunocompromised patients". AIDS. 12 (14 ...

*Coenzyme Q10

Q10 increases T4/T8 ratios of lymphocytes in ordinary subjects and relevance to patients having the aids related complex". ... Mortensen, S. A.; Leth, A.; Agner, E.; Rohde, M. (1997). "Dose-related decrease of serum coenzyme Q10 during treatment with HMG ... the complex with β-cyclodextrin has been found to have highly increased bioavailability. and also is used in pharmaceutical and ... genes that are not directly related to the CoQ10 biosynthetic process). The role of statins in deficiencies is controversial. ...

*Shigella sonnei

Shigellosis is commonly suffered by individuals with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-related complex, as ... well as non-AIDS homosexual men. The other people who are at risk include the gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with ...

*Robert Brownlee

... when Robert Brownlee was diagnosed with AIDS-related complex, he sold his company to Applied Biosystems of Foster City, ... He died on February 27, 1991 of AIDS. Simulated distillation of high-boiling petroleum fractions by capillary supercritical ...

*Applied Biosystems

Robert Brownlee was diagnosed with AIDS-related complex in 1984. Brownlee's technology brought the new on-line 120A PTH Amino ... and AIDS. In February 1993 Applied Biosystems was acquired by Perkin-Elmer, and became the Applied Biosystems Division, as part ...

*50 United Nations Plaza Federal Office Building (San Francisco)

... protestors with AIDS and AIDS-related complex chained themselves to the door of the building to demand that the U.S. government ... increase funding for AIDS-related research, care, and social services. They stayed for weeks and began the AIDS/ARC Vigil, ... the Federal Building was a critical component of the seven-building complex that included government buildings, a library, and ...

*Red ribbon

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Related Complex, ARC and AIDS. In 1986, MADD started the "Tie One On For Safety" campaign. ... "Visual AIDS". Visual AIDS. Retrieved 2014-01-29. Ribbon: The Art of Adornment p.22. Gibbs Smith, 2008 Sander L. Gilman Diseases ... Palgrave Macmillan, "Two-Story AIDS Ribbon at White House". ABC News. November 30, 2007. "White House Marks World AIDS Day". ... "White House hangs red ribbon for World AIDS Day". Retrieved 2017-12-02. "The White House Honors World AIDS Day 2012". ...

*Mycobacterium genavense

Clinically indistinguishable from generalised infections in patients with AIDS due to M. avium complex strains, but more ... Closely related to M. simiae by evaluation of 16S rDNA sequences. Opportunistic pathogen. ... related to gastro-intestinal disorders. Most common cause of mycobacterial disease in parrots and parakeets. Strain 2289 = ATCC ...

*Maternal and Child Health Bureau

... was intended to simplify the relationship between number grant-in-aid programs and complex intergovernmental efforts related to ...

*Gene Amondson

He appeared in court a few times for zoning difficulties relating to the housing complexes but received legal aid from the ...

*List of MeSH codes (C20)

... aids dementia complex MeSH C20.673.480.080 --- aids-related complex MeSH C20.673.480.100 --- aids-related opportunistic ... aids-related MeSH C20.683.515.761.480.150.570 --- lymphoma, mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue MeSH C20.683.515.761.480.150.700 ... aids arteritis, central nervous system MeSH C20.673.480.050 --- aids-associated nephropathy MeSH C20.673.480.070 --- ...

*Major histocompatibility complex, class II, DQ alpha 1

Andrieu JM, Even P, Venet A (1986). "AIDS and related syndromes as a viral-induced autoimmune disease of the immune system: an ... Therapeutic implications". AIDS research. 2 (3): 163-74. doi:10.1089/aid.1.1986.2.163. PMID 3489470. Schiffenbauer J, Didier DK ... Major histocompatibility complex, class II, DQ alpha 1, also known as HLA-DQA1, is a human gene present on short arm of ... 1989). "Molecular analysis of the HLA class II genes in two DRw6-related haplotypes, DRw13 DQw1 and DRw14 DQw3". J. Immunol. ...

*List of MeSH codes (C02)

... aids dementia complex MeSH C02.782.815.616.400.080 --- aids-related complex MeSH C02.782.815.616.400.100 --- aids-related ... aids-associated nephropathy MeSH C02.800.801.400.070 --- aids dementia complex MeSH C02.800.801.400.080 --- aids-related ... aids arteritis, central nervous system MeSH C02.782.815.616.400.050 --- aids-associated nephropathy MeSH C02.782.815.616. ... aids arteritis, central nervous system MeSH C02.800.801.400.050 --- ...

*HIV/AIDS in Mexico

Tuberculosis co-infection is known to be the leading killer of all AIDS-related diseases in the world. (cite) Both tuberculosis ... and HIV suppress the immune system in complex ways that are still not completely known to the medical community. When the two ... Studies have shown TB to be the second most frequent infection in AIDS patients in Mexico. It is more prevalent in urban ... As a result, many of these deportees are forced to find work wherever possible, without any resources or aid from the United ...

*NIH grant

AIDs-related grants have separate due dates. All grant-awarding institutes and centers award R01s. Applications for R01s are ... complex and are typically over 100 pages by submission. In financial year 2016, the NIH received 26,187 applications for new ... Early Independence Award R24 Resource-Related Research Projects R25 Education Projects R50, Research Specialist Award, to ...

*Code of Conduct for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and NGOs in Disaster Relief

... the initiative began with a call by the French Red Cross to the IFRC to draw up a code of conduct relating to humanitarian aid ... in response to natural disasters, many of the sponsoring agencies had been involved in complex emergencies such as Biafra and ... Aid priorities are calculated on the basis of need alone; Aid will not be used to further a particular political or religious ... Ways shall be found to involve program beneficiaries in the management of relief aid; Relief aid must strive to reduce ...

*DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Neurological Disorders: Dementia: AIDS Dementia Complex

The AIDS dementia complex is a brain disorder that occurs in people with AIDS (HIV infection) that causes the loss of cognitive ... Related categories 1 Health Conditions and Diseases Immune Disorders Immune Deficiency AIDS ... The AIDS dementia complex is a brain disorder that occurs in people with AIDS (HIV infection) that causes the loss of cognitive ... "Health ... AIDS Dementia Complex" search on: AOL - Ask - Bing - DuckDuckGo - Gigablast - Google - ixquick - Yahoo - Yandex - ...

*Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research

Measure health-related, functional, and other outcomes from the perspective of patients and their families Develop decision aid ... "Is the growth in laparoscipic surgery reproducible with more complex procedures?". Surgery. 146 (2): 367-74. doi:10.1016/j.surg ... "Perioperative mortality after pancreatectomy: a risk score to aid decision-making." Surgery (2012). Rodrigue James R, et al. ( ... and other aspects of health-related quality of life. Outcomes research is a multidisciplinary field of inquiry that examines ...

*Epigenetics

... including the SWI/SNF complex. It may be that acetylation acts in this and the previous way to aid in transcriptional ... While age is a known risk factor for many diseases, age-related methylation has been found to occur differentially at specific ... there lies a whole complex of developmental processes. It is convenient to have a name for this complex: 'epigenotype' seems ... Chromatin is the complex of DNA and the histone proteins with which it associates. If the way that DNA is wrapped around the ...

*Computer-aided ergonomics

... is an interdisciplinary field of work that involves the use of a computer to solve complex problems ... Some of the criteria related to the demands might be conflicting for example; comfort is often related to the shear force on ... Computer-aided ergonomics is an interdisciplinary field of work, that involve the use of a computer to solve complex problems ... Computer-aided ergonomics is an engineering discipline using computers to solve complex ergonomic problems involving ...

*Stability constants of complexes

The stability constant databases can be very useful in finding published stability constant values for related complexes. In ... Otherwise, the calculations are performed with the aid of a general-purpose computer programs. The most frequently used ... For example, the complex [Ni(dien)2)]2+ is more stable than the complex [Ni(en)3)]2+; both complexes are octahedral with six ... This means that less entropy of disorder is lost when the chelate complex is formed than when the complex with monodentate ...

*Classical Anatolia

Zipoetes was succeeded by his son Nicomedes I (278 - 255 BC) who was instrumental in inviting aid from the Gauls, who having ... The Armenian situation was complex. In the west (west of the Euphrates) lay the older territory of Lesser Armenia, within the ... Ariarathes' son, Ariarathes VI (130-116 BC) was related to the Pontine monarchy through his mother Nysa of Cappadocia. His ... Nicomedes IV of Bithynia (94 - 74 BC) declared war on Pontus aided by Roman legions in 89 BC launching the First Mithridatic ...
PRIMARY OBJECTIVES:. I. To compare the effect of therapy with paclitaxel to therapy with liposomal doxorubicin on progression-free survival and on global assessment of quality of life of subjects with advanced AIDS-related K.S.. II. To compare the toxicity profile of intravenous paclitaxel with liposomal doxorubicin in patients with advanced AIDS-related K.S.. III. To compare the overall and complete response rate of intravenous paclitaxel with liposomal doxorubicin in patients with advanced AIDS-related K.S.. IV. To evaluate the effect of intravenous paclitaxel as compared with therapy with liposomal doxorubicin on the clinical course of HIV infection in patients with advanced AIDS-related K.S., by monitoring CD4 and CD8 lymphocyte subsets, HIV viral load and the incidence and type of opportunistic infections.. V. To explore the relationship between viral load and response to the therapy for patients with AIDS-related K.S.. VI. To describe the relationship between technical response as ...
PRIMARY OBJECTIVES:. I. To compare the effect of therapy with paclitaxel to therapy with liposomal doxorubicin on progression-free survival and on global assessment of quality of life of subjects with advanced AIDS-related K.S.. II. To compare the toxicity profile of intravenous paclitaxel with liposomal doxorubicin in patients with advanced AIDS-related K.S.. III. To compare the overall and complete response rate of intravenous paclitaxel with liposomal doxorubicin in patients with advanced AIDS-related K.S.. IV. To evaluate the effect of intravenous paclitaxel as compared with therapy with liposomal doxorubicin on the clinical course of HIV infection in patients with advanced AIDS-related K.S., by monitoring CD4 and CD8 lymphocyte subsets, HIV viral load and the incidence and type of opportunistic infections.. V. To explore the relationship between viral load and response to the therapy for patients with AIDS-related K.S.. VI. To describe the relationship between technical response as ...
Description of disease Early symptomatic HIV infection. Treatment Early symptomatic HIV infection. Symptoms and causes Early symptomatic HIV infection Prophylaxis Early symptomatic HIV infection
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Zidovudine, a nucleoside analog, was the first agent proved to be effective in the management of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection. After demonstration of zidovudines in-vitro activity against HIV-1 in 1985, the drug was rapidly evaluated in phase I and phase II clinical trials and was found to be effective in decreasing both mortality and the incidence of opportunistic infections in patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and advanced AIDS-related complex; the drug was also found to have a substantial but tolerable toxicity profile.. Since the licensure of zidovudine in 1987, an intensive clinical research effort has established the drugs efficacy in the prevention of disease progression in asymptomatic and mildly symptomatic HIV-infected persons and has established the success of lower-dose therapy in patients at all stages of disease. The current recommendation is to use zidovudine at a dose of 500 to 600 mg/d in both symptomatic and asymptomatic ...
Test‐it™ HIV nano range of HIV tests are ultra-modern 3rd and 4th generation qualitative immunoassays utilising the latest cutting edge technology to detect Human Immunodeficiency Virus types 1 and 2 (HIV‐1 and HIV‐2).. Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 and 2 (HIV 1+2) are enveloped single strand RNA virus that cause acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). HIV‐1 has been isolated from patients with AIDS and AIDS‐related complex, and from healthy individuals with high risk for developing AIDS. HIV‐2 has been isolated from West African AIDS patients and from seropositive asymptomatic individuals. Both HIV‐1 and HIV‐2 virus elicit strong immune responses, including the production of anti‐virus antibodies. Presence of specific anti HIV‐1 and/or anti HIV‐2 virus antibodies in blood, serum, or plasma indicates exposure of an individual to the HIV‐1 and/or HIV‐2 virus, and is of great value in clinical diagnosis. HIV nano and nano triline provides an indirect measure ...
This section includes some of the definitions applicable to the plan and are defined below.. Accident: A sudden, unintentional, and unexpected occurrence caused by external, visible means and resulting in physical Injury to the Insured Person.. Agreement to Provide Insurance: The Agreement to Provide Insurance entered into by the Company and the Sponsoring Organization contemporaneously with the issuance of this Certificate, as the same may be amended, modified or extended from time to time by further written agreement of the parties, which by this reference shall be incorporated in and become a part of the Master Policy and this Certificate.. AIDS: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, as that term is defined by the United States Centers for Disease Control.. ARC: AIDS related complex, as that term is defined by the United States Centers for Disease Control.. Assured: Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE). Baggage: All types of luggage and baggage owned by and in the possession, ...
Condensins are pentameric complexes that were initially described as being involved in the dynamics of chromosomes during mitosis. It has been recently established that two related complexes (Condensin I and Condensin II) contribute to this process. An increasing sum of studies, using different approaches in various organisms, leads to the paradigm that Condensins are required for the correct segregation of replicated chromosomes by cooperating somehow with Topoisomerase II in sister chromatid resolution. Depending on species and/or experimental studies, these complexes also contribute to some aspects of the assembly and compaction of mitotic chromosomes. Recent studies provided evidences that Condensins and related complexes also function in non-mitotic processes such as replication and transcription. Biochemical studies have highlighted mechanistic aspects of Condensin function and initiated a fine functional dissection of core and regulatory subunits. However, the exact contribution of each subunit
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As part of the BORC complex may play a role in lysosomes movement and localization at the cell periphery. Associated with the cytosolic face of lysosomes, the BORC complex may recruit ARL8B and couple lysosomes to microtubule plus-end-directed kinesin motor ...
10.114 An article in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) of 27 February 1988 set out results obtained from testing serum from the Cohort.[152] The narrative recorded that there were 18 patients affected and that infection was acquired from a single batch of Factor VIII during a short period starting in March 1984. It was also suggested that: [T]he low prevalence of HIV 1 infection in Scotland in 1983, when blood for the batch was collected, makes it probable that the batch was contaminated by a single donation.[153] 10.115 It was reported that 32 patients had been transfused. Eighteen of those patients had undergone seroconversion.[154] Eight patients had developed symptoms before March 1987 (the unwell group) and the other 10 remained asymptomatic in mid-1987. The symptoms included PGL, AIDS Related Complex (ARC) and AIDS. The authors tentatively suggested that there was a relationship between the amount of Factor VIII transfused and time to seroconversion. It was said that much of the ...
6. Within the past 5 years, have you been medically diagnosed by a member of the medical profession as having any disease or disorder of the immune system, AIDS Related Complex (ARC), or have you tested positive for the HIV infection ...
Individuals who have been diagnosed as having or have been prescribed and/or are taking medications for : AIDS, AIDS Related Complex, HIV, Tuberculosis, Cirrhosis, Renal insufficiency (defined by creatinine ,3.0 mg/dl), Hepatic disease (defined by elevated liver enzymes or bilirubin ,3.0 mg/dl), Coronary artery disease, Congestive heart failure, Uncontrolled asthma or pulmonary disease (e.g. emphysema, COPD), Associated head injuries requiring specific treatment, and/or Mental retardation or autism or any other mental disorder, which makes it impossible to participate in an exercise program.. •Subjects who have a pathological ECG or uncontrolled resting blood pressure greater than 150/90 mmHG. •BMI,32. •Unable to exercise due to physical impediments. •Pregnant or breast feeding. •Positive urine drug screen. ...
To the editor: The recent recommendations in the March issue (1) are useful guidelines for health care workers and patients who must face the epidemic of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). As with other guidelines, they help persons make more rational and humane medical decisions. Regrettably, some persons will interpret these guidelines as the answer to all questions raised by the epidemic. At least two issues need to be clarified.. 1. Are health workers who have AIDS or the AIDS-related complex at risk if they work in units with patients infected with organisms to which they might be susceptible?. 2. ...
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Northwest College is committed to providing a healthful environment for all students and employees. In fulfilling that commitment, the institution shall continue to seek the guidance of appropriate medical, legal, and governmental authorities when addressing concerns and issues of communicable diseases.. Communicable diseases include, but are not limited to, measles, influenza, avian flu, viral hepatitis-A (infectious hepatitis), viral hepatitis-B (serum hepatitis), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV infection), sexually transmitted diseases, and tuberculosis. For the purposes of this policy, the term "HIV infection" shall include AIDS-Related Complex (ARC), and a positive test for the antibody to human immunodeficiency virus.. The colleges decisions involving persons who have communicable diseases shall be based on current and well-informed medical judgments concerning the disease, the risks of transmitting the illness to others, the symptoms and special circumstances of each individual who has ...
MODEL RELEASED. AIDS baby with an extensive shingles (herpes zoster) rash around his neck and shoulder. His mother had AIDS-related complex (ARC), a disease caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which is a precursor to AIDS. ARC and AIDS cause weakening of the immune system, making the patient susceptible to opportunistic infections, and making normally harmless infections life threatening. HIV can be passed from an infected mother to her unborn baby through the placenta, despite the fact that there is no direct contact between their blood systems. Photographed in Africa, where lack of access to drugs and information makes AIDS is a major issue. - Stock Image M112/0334
June 17, 2013 / Michael Annetta / Comment / Today in LGBTQ History. 1971: E. M. Forster-famous for such novels as Maurice, Howards End, A Passage to India, and A Room with a View-dies at the age of ninety-one in Coventry, England. 1985: A New Orleans man, Johnny Greene, writes an article for People magazine about his personal struggle with AIDS-Related Complex, and is rewarded for his honesty [&hellip. Read More. ...
Viral culture is also the criterion standard for diagnosis for VZV. In addition, DFA is a useful and generally rapidly available test with good sensitivity and specificity. Results from a Tzanck prepa... more
A method for purifying from a mixture of hybrid compound which contains a portion of IL-2, which portion includes at least a region of the IL-2R binding domain of IL-2, which region is effective to cause the hybrid compound to bind to cells containing an IL-2R. The method includes passing the mixture containing the hybrid compound over a column having attached thereto molecules consisting of or containing a complex sugar moiety with affinity for the hybrid compound, and eluting the hybrid compound with a suitable eluant. The invention also features related complexes of the hybrid compound and assays for the hybrid compound.
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If a therapy delays progression from A to B and from B to C, does it not follow that it delays progression from A to C? The answer is not necessarily yes. For convenience, let us define middle-stage HIV infection as asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic disease with a CD4 count between 0.2 and 0.5 × 109/L. Recent trials have shown that zidovudine delays progression from middle-stage HIV infection to AIDS or AIDS-related complex. Furthermore, other trials have demonstrated that zidovudine prolongs survival in persons with AIDS or AIDS-related complex. Unfortunately, it does not necessarily follow that early institution of zidovudine therapy in patients with middle-stage HIV infection will prolong their overall survival. One reason is that the trials of zidovudine in patients with AIDS or AIDS-related complex involved subjects who had not received zidovudine before. It is conceivable that the early benefit of zidovudine could be counterbalanced by longer-term effects, including viral resistance and ...
6. Within the past 5 years, have you been medically diagnosed by a member of the medical profession as having any disease or disorder of the immune system, AIDS Related Complex (ARC), or have you tested positive for the HIV infection ...
MODEL RELEASED. AIDS man with dermatitis. Man with weeping lesions due to seborrhoeic dermatitis. Dermatitis is the inflammation of the skin, seborrhea is the abnormal discharge of sebum that can form greasy scales. AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) is a disease caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). It causes weakening of the immune system, making the patient susceptible to opportunistic infections and making normally harmless infections life threatening. This disorder has developed as an AIDS-related complex (ARC), a precursor to full AIDS. In Africa lack of access to drugs & infor- mation makes AIDS a major public health concern. - Stock Image M112/0342
Company Name]s decisions involving persons who have communicable diseases shall be based on current and well-informed medical judgments concerning the disease, the risks of transmitting the illness to others, the symptoms and special circumstances of each individual who has a communicable disease, and a careful weighing of the identified risks and the available alternative for responding to an employee with a communicable disease. Communicable diseases include, but are not limited to, measles, influenza, viral hepatitis-A (infectious hepatitis), viral hepatitis-B (serum hepatitis), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV infection), AIDS, AIDS-Related Complex (ARC), leprosy, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and tuberculosis. [Company Name] may choose to broaden this definition within its best interest and in accordance with information received through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).. [Company Name] will not discriminate against any job applicant or employee based on the ...
October 18th, 1997. Authors: Gibb DM, Carrière I, Giaquinto C, Martinez M for PENTA.. Published in: VIth European Conference on Clinical Aspects and Treatment of HIV-Infection, Hamburg, Germany 1-15 October, 1997.. ...
Going public plays a crucial role in the fight against AIDS... but coming out as HIV-positive should never be forced., Self-help groups, Skilled educators, not teaching-aids!, Taking control of my life, Self-help groups can ...., Women meet with women, Responding to local needs, Steps ahead, Questions and answers, Check your facts, Clinical update, Diagnosing symptomatic HIV infection and AIDS in adults, AIDS clinical definition, Uses of terms, Symptomatic HIV infection criteria
Geriatric Medicine. This clinic provides assessment and treatment for patients with age related complex medical needs. Patients are seen by a Geriatrician and a Case Manager. Patients may be referred to other disciplines at St. Peters hospital or to appropriate community services.. Falls Prevention Clinic. This clinic provides assessment and treatment for individuals who have experienced a fall or are at risk for falling. Patients undergo a comprehensive assessment by a Geriatrician and Case Manager which identifies environmental as well as medical risk factors for falls. The focus is on prevention and follow up may include referral to a therapy program. Osteoporosis and Fracture Prevention Clinic. This clinic is for people that have had a fragility fracture or are at high risk for a fracture. Patients are seen by a doctor and a nurse who are specialists in the care of older adults and osteoporosis. Assessment for risk of a future fracture , prevention and treatment strategies are ...
Yue ZhangDr. Yue Zhang obtained his PhD in Institute of Zoology, University of Fribourg, Switzerland in 2006. Ahead of this, he did his postgraduate training in Software engineering in Zhongshan University, China. His research interest focus on biology of mTOR signalling, DAF-12/Vitamin D &/ liver X receptor, PPAR gamma, etc) and Mi-2/NuRD nucleosome remodelling and histone deacetylation system by using mouse and nematode C. elegans knock out, so as to precise their functions. Also to identify the core genetic regulatory network (GRN) that could be capable of preventing a system failure, the common master switch (convergence) of pathophysiology of aging and aging- related complex diseases, such as cancer, neurodegenerative diseases (ND), autoimmune diseases including osteoarthritis (OA), etc, and how to enhance the robustness of systems via interventions ( metabolic or chemical reprogramming). The aim is to understand their underlying mechanisms (from bottom-up and/or top-down), and prevent or ...
Two cell lines established from tumors of the head and neck area at different clinical stages were found to differ in the expression and in the tyrosine kinase activity of the epidermal growth factor (EGF) receptor. Cell line 183A was derived from an early-stage tumor and cell line 1483 was derived from a tumor that had metastasized to lymph nodes. The 1483 cells displayed a higher plating efficiency and clonogenicity in soft agar, suggesting a more tumorigenic phenotype over the 183A cells. Analyses of EGF receptor levels by using R1 anti-EGF receptor serum indicated that the 1483 cells expressed 5-fold more receptor than did the 183A cells. EGF receptors isolated from each cell line were active for kinase activity in an immune complex kinase assay, using monoclonal R1 anti-EGF receptor antibody. The autophosphorylation activity of both receptors was stimulated by addition of EGF to isolated membrane preparations and intact cells, although the EGF receptor of the 1483 cells was much less ...
Ethics statement. The human study was conducted according to the principles expressed in the Declaration of Helsinki. The study was approved by the Institutional Review Board of the University of Minnesota. All patients provided written informed consent for the collection of samples and subsequent analysis.. LN biopsy specimens. Inguinal LN biopsies from 4 HIV-negative individuals and 23 untreated HIV-1-infected individuals at different clinical stages (Supplemental Table 1) were obtained for this University of Minnesota Institutional Review Board-approved study. Viral load measurements were obtained on the same day as biopsies. Each LN biopsy was immediately placed in fixative (4% neutral buffered paraformaldehyde or Strecks tissue fixative) and paraffin embedded.. Animals, SIV infection, and LN biopsy specimens. Adult RMs used in these studies were housed in accordance with the regulations of the American Association of Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care and the standards of the ...
Patients who have serious cancers and who are going through treatments can indeed go through a mental roller-coaster. Cancer patients can appear very labile at times-- they can changes their...
Martin Shkreli, the CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, raised the price of an AIDS-related medicine from $13.50 to $750 for a single pill.
Neuropsychological impairment is widely accepted as being common in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) but infrequent in asymptomatic human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected individuals. The neuropsychological function of a homogenous sample of HIV-infected haemophiliacs was investigated. Neuropsychological impairment, the nature of which is compatible with that described in the existing literature, was found in one of four AIDS cases. Eleven AIDS related complex (ARC) and 12 asymptomatic HIV-infected individuals were free of neuropsychological deficit.. ...
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Many MeSH terms regarding AIDS or HIV are used in the Medline database. The following is a select list of key MeSH terms.. 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.. HIV Infections -- a broader topic than AIDS. Includes the spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus infections that range from asymptomatic seropositivity, thru AIDS-related complex (ARC), to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).. Infectious Disease Transmission, Vertical -- a related term that can be combined with either the HIV or AIDS mesh terms. The transmission of infectious disease or pathogens from one ...
Brazilian AIDS and HIV-1-seropositive patients have had free access to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) since November 1996. Although secondary data based on official mortality statistics indicate a sharp decrease in AIDS mortality, few if any studies tried to estimate the prognosis for patients with HIV who have been followed from the beginning of the HAART era. An observational study, with retrospective and prospective components, was done in 233 adult HIV-1-infected subjects who were recruited in the last 10 years at the outpatient sector of the Secondary Immunodeficiencies Clinic of the Department of Dermatology, Hospital das Clinicas da FMUSP, Sao Paulo, Brazil. The definition of AIDS followed the guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in 1987. One hundred sixty patients were asymptomatic, 46 had AIDS, 24 had AIDS-related complex, and 3 presented with acute infection at study entry. Twenty-nine (18%) of the asymptomatic subjects developed AIDS during follow-up, with
The prostate cancer antigen gene 3 (PCA3) is embedded in an intron of a second gene BMCC1 (Bcl2-/adenovirus E1B nineteen kDa-interacting protein 2 (BNIP-2) and Cdc42GAP homology BCH motif-containing molecule at the carboxyl terminal region 1) which is also upregulated in prostate cancer. BMCC1 was initially annotated as two genes (C9orf65/PRUNE and BNIPXL) on either side of PCA3 but our data suggest that it represents a single gene coding for a high molecular weight protein. Here we demonstrate for the first time the expression of a ,300 kDa BMCC1 protein (BMCC1-1) in prostate cancer and melanoma cell lines. This protein was found exclusively in the microsomal fraction and localised to cytoplasmic vesicles. We also observed expression of BMCC1 protein in prostate cancer sections using immunohistology. GST pull down, immunoprecipitation and mass spectrometry protein interaction studies identified multiple members of the Adaptor Related Complex 2 (AP-2) as BMCC1 interactors. Consistent with a role ...
Previously reported structure−activity relationships have shown two features for effective antitumor activity of titanium β-diketone complexes: (a) ligand asymmetry and (b) the presence of planar substitutents on the ligand. Mono- and dinuclear derivatives, studied with diffraction and DFT methods show that (a) is consistent with different Ti−O(β-diketonato) bond lengths, which are longer than Ti−O(oxo) and Ti−O(alkoxy) ones. π−π features observed in dinuclear derivatives correlate with strong reactivity of related complexes with DNA and support DNA intercalation by such planar groups, in agreement with (b). Large variation for Ti−O bond lengths and Ti−O−C bond angles in the ethoxy moiety is associated with the titanium withdrawing effect and oxygen bonding s character; it is confirmed through exploration of the Cambridge crystallographic database. This ethoxy geometrical flexibility also suggests versatile accommodation in protein pockets and/or other biological targets. ...
Unidirectional and irreversible progression through the cell cycle is mediated through the selective proteolytic regulation of both positive and negative regulators of cyclin-dependent kinases (CDKs). Cyclins, cell cycle inhibitors, and many other proteins are marked with ubiquitin by E3 ubiquitin ligases and, subsequently, recognized and destroyed by the 26S proteasome (Hershko, 1997; Peters, 2002). Two related E3 ubiquitin-ligase complexes are most intimately dedicated to basic cell cycle regulation, namely Skp1-Cullin-F-box (SCF)-related complexes and the anaphase-promoting complex/cyclosome (APC/C), which operate at the G1-to-S transition and in the M-G1 phases, respectively (Marrocco et al., 2010).. The APC/C is a multisubunit complex that is highly conserved among eukaryotes, consisting of at least 11 different subunits, including a catalytic core composed of APC2 and APC11 (Page and Hieter, 1999; Tang et al., 2001). Besides this core, the APC/C requires essential subunits for its ...
The ,-stabilized carbanion complexes [PhSO2CHCNNa·THF], 3, [t-BuSO2CHCNNa], 4, [PhSO2CHCNK], 5, [t-BuSO2CHCNK], 6, and [MeSO2CHCNLi·TMEDA], 7, have been synthesized via the metalation of the parent (organo)sulfonylacetonitriles by BuLi, BuNa, or BnK in THF solution (or THF/TMEDA in the case of 7). In addition, complexes 3 and 7 have been characterized by single-crystal X-ray analyses and have been found to adopt related structures in the solid state. Complex 7 is a molecular dimer containing a central 12-membered (OSCCNLi)2 ring core, with each metal rendered tetracoordinate by binding to a chelating TMEDA molecule. As found in related complexes, no direct carbanion to lithium contacts are present in the structure of 7. Complex 3 forms a polymeric cage structure composed of associated dimeric (OSCCNNa)2 rings, similar to those found in 7. The larger sodium cations, and the presence of only one THF molecule/metal, allow additional contacts with the anions, leading to hexacoordination at the ...
MORF4L2 Full-Length MS Protein Standard (NP_036418), Labeled with [U- 13C6, 15N4]-L-Arginine and [U- 13C6, 15N2]-L-Lysine, was produced in human 293 cells (HEK293) with fully chemically defined cell culture medium to obtain incorporation efficiency at Creative-Proteomics. Component of the NuA4 histone acetyltransferase complex which contains the catalytic subunit KAT5/TIP60 and the subunits EP400, TRRAP/PAF400, BRD8/SMAP, EPC1, DMAP1/DNMAP1, RUVBL1/TIP49, RUVBL2, ING3, actin, ACTL6A/BAF53A, MORF4L1/MRG15, MORF4L2/MRGX, MRGBP, YEATS4/GAS41 and VPS72/YL1. The NuA4 complex interacts with MYC and the adenovirus E1A protein. MORF4L1 may also participate in the formation of NuA4 related complexes which lack the KAT5/TIP60 catalytic subunit, but which include the SWI/SNF related protein SRCAP. Component of the MSIN3A histone deacetylase complex, which includes SIN3A, HDAC2, ARID4B, MORF4L1, RBBP4/RbAp48, and RBBP7/RbAp46. Interacts with MRFAP1 and RB1. May also interact with one or more as yet undefined
Summary of Facts and Submissions. I. European Patent No. 0 181 150 (application No. 85 307 860.8) claiming priorities from US 667501 of 31. October 1984 (P1), US 696534 of 30 January 1985 (P2) and US 773447 of 6 September 1985 (P3) was filed on 30. October 1985. The patent relates to recombinant proteins of viruses associated with lymphadenopathy syndrome and/or acquired immune deficiency syndrome and was granted on the basis of 36 claims. Claims 1, 11, 15, 18, 21, 22, 31, 34, 35 and 36 as granted read as follows:. 1. A recombinant DNA construct useful for the expression of a recombinant polypeptide in a cell containing the construct, the construct comprising control sequences which regulate transcription and translation of the recombinant polypeptide in the cell and a coding sequence regulated by the control sequences, wherein the coding sequence comprises a DNA sequence of at least about 21 bp in reading frame characterised in that the DNA sequence encodes an antigenic HIV-I amino acid ...
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As HIV-infected patients are living longer, it is expected that more and more will develop cancer. These patients are no different in many ways than the general American population who is at risk...
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The title complex, (I), was obtained in an extension of the work on the synthesis of polycyclic heteroaromatic systems in the double nucleophilic aromatic substitution reaction using o-dichlorobenzene FeCp and related complexes (Sutherland et al., 1982, 1988), followed by modification of the heterocycle structure by oxidation (see Lee et al., 1986, and earlier work by the same authors). This study continues our observations of changes that result in the structure of tricyclic heterocycles containing O and/or S atoms in the central ring of the system upon FeCp complexation and the introduction of substituents into a heterocycle structure. The free heterocycle, phenoxathiin 10,10-dioxide, (II), was obtained in an oxidation of phenoxathiin with hydrogen peroxide in glacial acetic acid solution, as described by Gilman & Esmay (1952).. The unit cell of (I) contains four cationic molecules of the (phenoxathiin 10,10-dioxide) FeCp complex along with four hexafluoridophosphate counteranions. The FeCp ...
AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections; Opportunistic Infections, AIDS-Related; HIV-Related Opportunistic Infections; Opportunistic Infections, HIV-Related. On-line free medical diagnosis assistant. Ranked list of possible diseases from either several symptoms or a full patient history. A similarity measure between symptoms and diseases is provided.
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The diffusion behavior of arsenic (As) and gallium (Ga) atoms from semi-insulating GaAs (SI-GaAs) into ZnO films upon post-growth annealing vis-à-vis the resulting charge compensation was investigated with the help of x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) and secondary ion mass spectroscopy. The films, annealed at 600 ºC and 700 ºC showed p-type conductivity with a hole concentration of 1.1 × 10{sup 18} cm{sup −3} and 2.8 × 10{sup 19} cm{sup −3} respectively, whereas those annealed at 800 ºC showed n-type conductivity with a carrier concentration of 6.5 × 10{sup 16} cm{sup −3}. It is observed that at lower temperatures, large fraction of As atoms diffused from the SI-GaAs substrates into ZnO and formed acceptor related complex, (As{sub Zn}-2V{sub Zn}), by substituting Zn atoms (As{sub Zn}) and thereby creating two zinc vacancies (V{sub Zn}). Thus as-grown ZnO which was supposed to be n-type due to nonstoichiometric nature showed p-type behavior. On further increasing the annealing ...
PREFACE TO THE SIXTH EDITION. ABBREVIATIONS.. 1. Applications in Coordination Chemistry.. 1.1. Ammine, Amido, and Related Complexes.. 1.2. Complexes of Ethylenediamine and Related Ligands.. 1.3. Complexes of Pyridine and Related Ligands.. 1.4. Complexes of Bipyridine and Related Ligands.. 1.5. Metalloporphyrins.. 1.6. Metallochlorins, Chlorophylls, and Metallophthalocyanines.. 1.7. Nitro and Nitrito Complexes.. 1.8. Lattice Water and Aquo and Hydroxo Complexes.. 1.9. Complexes of Alkoxides, Alcohols, Ethers, Ketones, Aldehydes, Esters, and Carboxylic Acids.. 1.10. Complexes of Amino Acids, EDTA, and Related Ligands.. 1.11. Infrared Spectra of Aqueous Solutions.. 1.12. Complexes of Oxalato and Related Ligands.. 1.13. Complexes of Sulfate, Carbonate, and Related Ligands.. 1.14. Complexes of b-Diketones.. 1.15. Complexes of Urea, Sulfoxides, and Related Ligands.. 1.16. Cyano and Nitrile Complexes.. 1.17. Thiocyanato and Other Pseudohalogeno Complexes.. 1.18. Complexes of Carbon Monoxide.. 1.19. ...
Objective To evaluate the intervention effects of health education on AIDS-related knowledge,attitude and behaviors of MSM in colleges,and provide reference for formulating effective intervention measures.Methods On the basis of the baseline survey conducted by sampling of snowball,comprehensive intervention strategies were taken among all subjects,such as AIDS-related health education for 6 months and peer education.And investigation was conducted again after intervention.Results Before and after intervention,the proportion of subjects who admited having homosexual behaviors within the last 6 months changed from 78.2% to 75.4%,and no significance was found(P0.05).Whether homosexual or heterosexual,the prevalence rates of sexual behaviors were all obviously higher before intervention.The proportion of subjects using condoms in the last homosexual behavior changed from 56.5% before intervention to 67.9% after intervention,there was significant differenec(P0.05).There was no significant difference before
Full Text PA-95-021 MODELS FOR AIDS AND AIDS-RELATED MALIGNANCIES NIH GUIDE, Volume 24, Number 2, January 20, 1995 PA NUMBER: PA-95-021 P.T. Keywords: National Cancer Institute National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases PURPOSE This Program Announcement (PA) is a joint effort by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to encourage investigators to develop useful and predictive biochemical, cellular, and in vivo models that could be used for the preclinical evaluation of new therapies against HIV disease and AIDS-related malignancies. The development of well- characterized in vitro and in vivo models would accelerate and facilitate the discovery of successful treatments, including drugs, vaccines, gene therapy, and immune modulators. HEALTHY PEOPLE 2000 The Public Health Service (PHS) is committed to achieving the health promotion and disease prevention objectives of "Healthy People 2000," a PHS-led national activity for ...
AIDS-related pulmonary lymphoma (ARPL) is classified as a distinct form of pulmonary lymphoma. Pulmonary involvement is a common extranodal site in AIDS-related NHL. Pathology ARPL is typically a high-grade B-cell non-Hodgkins lymphoma and the...
4GLQ: A Photo-Labile Thioether Linkage to Phycoviolobilin Provides the Foundation for the Blue/Green Photocycles in DXCF-Cyanobacteriochromes.
Stigma and discrimination (SAD) attached to Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) has been recognised as a major obstacle to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support throughout the world. SAD is more devastating when it occurs in health care settings where it is least expected. Health care providers (HCPs) are supposed to provide physical, social and psychological support to people living with HIV (PLWHA) but HIV and AIDS-related SAD has been extensively documented among the HCPs. Different studies have pointed out that there are three major actionable causes of HIV-related SAD in health care settings. These are lack of awareness among HCPs, fear of casual contacts and associating the SAD to immoral behaviour. The main objective of the current study is to determine the magnitude of HIV and AIDS-related SAD and its associated factors in hospitals and then to propose appropriate SAD reduction-intervention strategy in the health care settings. The ...
AIDS-related lymphoma is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the lymph system of patients who have acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). AIDS is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which attacks and weakens the bodys immune system. The immune system is then unable to fight infection...
AIDS-related lymphoma is a type of cancer called non-Hodgkin lymphoma. It grows in some people with AIDS. AIDS is a disease that weakens the immune system. AIDS raises the risk for long-term (chronic) disease, such as cancer.
World Health Organization. (‎1985)‎. ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME (‎AIDS)‎ - UPDATE1 = SYNDROME DIMMUNODÉFICIT ACQUIS (‎SIDA)‎ - MISE À JOUR1. Weekly Epidemiological Record = Relevé épidémiologique hebdomadaire, 60 (‎10)‎, 71 - 73. https://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/225290 ...
HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a virus that damages the cells in your immune system and weakens your ability to fight everyday infections and disease. AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) is the name used to describe a number of potentially life-threatening infections and illnesses that happen when your immune system has been severely damaged by the HIV virus.. While AIDS cant be transmitted from one person to another, the HIV virus can.. Theres currently no cure for HIV, but there are very effective drug treatments that enable most people with the virus to live a long and healthy life. With an early diagnosis and effective treatments, most people with HIV wont develop any AIDS-related illnesses and will live a near-normal lifespan.. These pages cover:. Symptoms. Causes. Diagnosis. Treatment. Living with. Prevention. ...
As we mark World AIDS Day on Dec. 1, Save the Children remembers the millions of lives lost, and reaffirms its commitment to preventing HIV transmission and AIDS-related death. With more than 2.5 million children infected with the virus, according to UNAIDS, it is critical we work to improve care and treatment, while preventing more children from contracting it., , , , The global theme of World AIDS Day Getting to Zero stands for zero new infections, zero AIDS-related death, and zero disc...
1GLQ: Molecular structure at 1.8 A of mouse liver class pi glutathione S-transferase complexed with S-(p-nitrobenzyl)glutathione and other inhibitors.
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A patient in his early 20s from our clinic will be buried later this week. His story is unfortunately all too common here in Atlanta. He had been in and out of treatment and care for several years as he fought homelessness and poverty. Despite recently returning to care, he would spend his final year battling AIDS-related lymphoma. This fight he did not win.
Acquired tuftsin deficiency has been found in several conditions, such as splenectomy,13 myelocytic leukaemia or myelofibrosis,14 idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura,15 sickle cell disease,16 acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome related complex,17 short bowel syndrome,18 and coeliac disease.19 The first novel finding of the present study was that cirrhosis should be added to this list.. Deficient tuftsin activity may theoretically originate from several abnormalities, including hypo-γ-globulinaemia, deficient intrasplenic cleavage of neutrophilic IgGs, altered leucokininase activity, and molecular abnormalities of tuftsin or parent molecules.11,12 Lack of IgG deficiency, and the significant improvement in neutrophil granulocyte phagocytic activity induced by addition of either normal serum or synthetic tufstin to the assay system, focus attention on the splenic step of the tuftsin metabolic pathway, although structural alterations in the tuftsin molecule ...
AIDS-related lymphoma is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the lymph system of patients who have acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). AIDS is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which attacks and weakens the bodys immune system. The immune system is then unable to fight infection...
CMV Retinitis: This is the most serious AIDS-related eye disorder and occurs in about 30% of AIDS patients. It is more prevalent as the disease progresses and the patients white blood cell count declines. Symptoms of CMV infections include floating spots, spiders web or cob web floaters, flashing lights, blurred vision, and blind spots. CMV Retinitis does not always have symptoms, so it is recommended that AIDS patients have regular eye exams to assess the health of their eyes ...
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6. AIDS 1. HIV Infection - The time when HIV is introduced into the body and starts to multiply and spread. 2. Window Period - The time from HIV infection to the time when the body begins to make detectable antibodies. It lasts approximately 3 to 6 months after HIV infection. During the window phase, HIV infected individuals are infectious. If an individual takes an HIV test during this time, it will come out negative although he or she is HIV positive (called a false negative). 3. Seroconversion - The time when a persons blood starts developing antibodies to help fight HIV infection. Seroconversion occurs approximately 6 -12 weeks after HIV infection (when the window period ends. Individual will now test positive for HIV. 30 - 50% of people suffer from a flulike illness during this time (fever, swollen lymph nodes, night sweats, skin rash, headache or cough). 4. Asymptomatic phase - Asymptomatic HIV is the period during which a person will test positive for HIV, but does not have any signs or ...
Many people have no symptoms when they are first infected with HIV.. Acute HIV infection progresses over a few weeks to months to become an asymptomatic HIV infection (no symptoms). This stage can last 10 years or longer. During this period, the person might have no reason to suspect they have HIV, but they can spread the virus to others.. If they are not treated, almost all people infected with HIV will develop AIDS. Some people develop AIDS within a few years of infection. Others remain completely healthy after 10 or even 20 years. People with AIDS have had their immune system damaged by HIV. They are at very high risk of getting infections that are uncommon in people with a healthy immune system. These infections are called opportunistic infections. These can be caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, or protozoa, and can affect any part of the body. People with AIDS are also at higher risk for certain cancers, especially lymphomas and a skin cancer called Kaposi sarcoma.. Symptoms depend on the ...
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Femto3D-AcoustoOptic microscope is the first fast, 3D, two-photon microscope on the market. The microscope is capable of scanning neuronal, dendritic, and other neuropil activities about one million faster as compared to previous realizations within a large (about cubic millimeter) scanning volume with preserved two-photon resolution.
Femto3D-AcoustoOptic microscope is the first fast, 3D, two-photon microscope on the market. The microscope is capable of scanning neuronal, dendritic, and other neuropil activities about one million faster as compared to previous realizations within a large (about cubic millimeter) scanning volume with preserved two-photon resolution.
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome): Symptoms ❗ Workup ❗ Diagnosis ❗ Treatment ❗ Complications ❗ Causes ❗ Epidemiology ❗ Incidence ❗ Prognosis ❗ Check at SYMPTOMA.com Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is considered to be the most severe stage of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. It is…
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The number of AIDS-related deaths and the rate of new HIV infections have both dropped dramatically as access to better treatments has increased, according to a new report from the U.N
Presents national trends in the rates of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-related death rates among state and federal prison inmates from 2001
ODonnell, Max R; Jarand, Julie; Loveday, Marian; Padayatchi, Nesri; Zelnick, Jennifer; Werner, Lise; Naidoo, Kasavan; Master, Iqbal; Osburn, Garth; Kvasnovsky, Charlotte; Shean, Karen; Pai, Madhukar; Van der Walt, Martie; Horsburgh, Charles R; Dheda, Keertan (2010-10-19) ...
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Abstract Infections are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with acute CNS injury. It has recently become clear that CNS injury significantly increases susceptib..
It is the first treatment for HIV that has been engineered to eradicated the virus in all parts of the body, including within the dormant T-cells that cause the virus to still be present after typical treatments. Currently, the use of anti-retroviral drugs has been the primary treatment for HIV. Antiretro-viral therapies (Art) simply prevent the current virus from developing into acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). This is only to manage the present condition of the patient, rather than to completely heal them.. (source via Dazed Digital). ...
Only 16% (n = 13) of the respondents were married, 44.3% (n = 35) were single and 20% (n = 16) lived with a life partner. The remaining 19.7% (n = 15) of respondents were either in a traditional marriage, divorced or widowed. The absence of support for single and unmarried HIV-positive people has been documented by Wessels (2003:90), who identified vulnerability to be financial, emotional and physical. Altogether, 83% (n = 66) of the respondents stated that they were active in a church.. Section 2: Tuition, training and experience. Only 6.5% (n = 5) of the respondents had no school tuition, whilst 93.5% (n = 74) received some tuition. Of the 93.5%, the majority (32.9%) (n = 26) completed Grade 7, 24% (n = 19) completed Grade 10 and 30.3% (n = 24) completed Grade 12. Only 6.3% (n = 5) had some form of tertiary training. The lack of training is associated with low income, as has been reported previously by Wessels (2003:90).. Section 3: Experience of respondents regarding sharing of HIV- and ...
A human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) diagnosis is no longer the death sentence it once was. Thirty years ago, doctors had little more than comforting words to offer patients who had been diagnosed with the virus. And while there remains no cure fo ...
Kaposi sarcoma is the most common AIDS-related tumor in homosexual men and in populations in parts of Africa Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is the second most common AIDS-associated neoplasm
So if you value an opinion, formed as a result of participating in many ME activities, for example being bed bound for years, you have come to the right BLOG. All these activities have allowed me to form an opinion as a Doctor and as a Patient. And that is important as the voice of the latter is discarded by many including NICE ...
A collection of patient education fact sheets on HIV/AIDS treatments and conditions, in English and Spanish. Also, an extensive listing of AIDS-related internet web site addresses.
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The literature asserts that both the medical and educational communities have forecast a potential for an AIDS epidemic on college and university campuses. The experts warn that without either a cure or a vaccine for AIDS, it is only through education of "risk behaviors" that devastation can be avoided. A previous study of AIDS-related programs, policies, and services was conducted in 37 Philadelphia area colleges and universities to determine ideal priorities for AIDS-related issues on campuses, and to assess the programs, policies, and services that were currently in place. In order to replicate the previous study, the original five-part questionnaire was used in the current study. Questionnaires were sent to 36 Oregon colleges and universities in Oregon that offered either two-year associate degree programs, four-year general baccalaureate degree programs, or colleges and universities with general post-baccalaureate programs. Speciality schools were excluded in order to replicate the ...
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English: Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (or acronym AIDS or Aids), is a collection of symptoms and infections resulting from the specific damage to the immune system caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV ...
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A collection of patient education fact sheets on HIV/AIDS treatments and conditions, in English and Spanish. Also, an extensive listing of AIDS-related internet web site addresses.
AIDS adalah singkatan dari Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome yang merupakan dampak atau efek dari perkembang biakan virus hiv dalam tubuh makhluk hidup. Virus HIV membutuhkan waktu untuk menyebabkan sindrom AIDS yang mematikan dan sangat berbahaya. Penyakit AIDS disebabkan oleh melemah atau menghilangnya sistem kekebalan tubuh yang tadinya dimiliki karena sel CD4 pada sel darah putih yang banyak dirusak oleh Virus HIV ...
A decrease in the number of white blood cells. The threshold value for leukopenia is usually defined as fewer than 5000 white blood cells per cubic millimeter of blood ...

Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura in Patients with the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)-Related ComplexA Report of...Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura in Patients with the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)-Related ComplexA Report of...

Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura in Patients with the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)-Related Complex: A Report of ... This article alerts physicians to the possible association of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, AIDS, and AIDS-related ... AIDS)-Related Complex: A Report of Two Cases. Ann Intern Med. 1988;109:209-212. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-109-3-209 ... AIDS)-related complex. Both patients belong to high-risk groups. They were treated with conventional therapy for thrombotic ...
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In some cases this is diagnosed as a precursor to AIDS. Also known as "AIDS-related condition" or "AIDS-related syndrome". ... which indicates a less severe form of infection by the HIV virus than AIDS itself. ...
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Laboratory criteria separating AIDS-related complex (ARC) from AIDS include elevated or hyperactive B-cell humoral immune ... AIDS-related complex, or ARC, was introduced after discovery of the HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) when the medical ... AIDS). The necessity for doctors to quickly and accurately understand the special needs of unknown patients suffering from AIDS ... signaling the transition to the full-blown AIDS." Clinical use of this term was widely discontinued by the year 2000 in the ...
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AIDS-related complex synonyms, AIDS-related complex pronunciation, AIDS-related complex translation, English dictionary ... definition of AIDS-related complex. n. Abbr. ARC A combination of symptoms, including fever, lymphadenopathy, blood ... AIDS-related complex - definition of AIDS-related complex by The Free Dictionary https://www.thefreedictionary.com/AIDS-related ... AIDS-related complex. Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia. AIDS-re·lat·ed complex. (ādz′rĭ-lā′tĭd ...
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A Study of BMY-27857 in Patients With AIDS or AIDS Related Complex - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.govA Study of BMY-27857 in Patients With AIDS or AIDS Related Complex - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov

Stavudine in patients with AIDS and AIDS-related complex: AIDS clinical trials group 089. J Infect Dis. 1995 Mar;171 Suppl 2: ... A Study of BMY-27857 in Patients With AIDS or AIDS Related Complex. The safety and scientific validity of this study is the ... AIDS or AIDS related complex (CDC Group IVA or CDC Group IVC-2 with thrush or oral leukoplakia). ... in patients with AIDS or AIDS related complex (ARC). To establish an appropriate dosage regimen of d4T to be employed in Phase ...
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The Safety and Effectiveness of Zidovudine in the Treatment of Patients With Early AIDS Related Complex - Full Text View -...The Safety and Effectiveness of Zidovudine in the Treatment of Patients With Early AIDS Related Complex - Full Text View -...

The Safety and Effectiveness of Zidovudine in the Treatment of Patients With Early AIDS Related Complex. The safety and ... AIDS-Related Complex. Lentivirus Infections. Retroviridae Infections. RNA Virus Infections. Virus Diseases. Sexually ... The Safety and Efficacy of Zidovudine in the Treatment of Patients With Early AIDS Related Complex. ... for the treatment of patients with early symptomatic HIV infection or early AIDS related complex (ARC). The ability of AZT to ...
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A Study of Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor Plus Recombinant Erythropoietin Plus Zidovudine in Patients With AIDS or AIDS...A Study of Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor Plus Recombinant Erythropoietin Plus Zidovudine in Patients With AIDS or AIDS...

A diagnosis of AIDS or AIDS related complex (ARC) as defined by current CDC guidelines. ... in patients with AIDS or severe AIDS related complex (ARC). To evaluate the safety, tolerance, and biological activity of EPO ... AIDS-Related Complex. Lentivirus Infections. Retroviridae Infections. RNA Virus Infections. Virus Diseases. Sexually ... Colony-Stimulating Factor Plus Recombinant Erythropoietin Plus Zidovudine in Patients With AIDS or AIDS-Related Complex. The ...
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Oral Dextran Sulfate (UAOO1) in the Treatment of the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-Related Complex |...Oral Dextran Sulfate (UAOO1) in the Treatment of the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-Related Complex |...

Oral Dextran Sulfate (UAOO1) in the Treatment of the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-Related Complex Donald ... Alternating and Intermittent Regimens of Zidovudine and Dideoxycytidine in Patients with AIDS or AIDS-Related Complex Annals of ... Recombinant Soluble CD4 Therapy in Patients with the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-Related Complex: A ... Oral Dextran Sulfate (UAOO1) in the Treatment of the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-Related Complex. Ann ...
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AIDS-related complex | Article about AIDS-related complex by The Free DictionaryAIDS-related complex | Article about AIDS-related complex by The Free Dictionary

Find out information about AIDS-related complex. A set of symptoms, such as lymph node enlargement, fever, loss of weight, ... diarrhea, and minor opportunistic diseases, associated with a weakened immune... Explanation of AIDS-related complex ... AIDS-related complex. Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Wikipedia. AIDS-related complex. [′ādz rə‚lād·əd ¦ ... encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/AIDS-related+complex,AIDS-related complex,/a,. *Facebook ...
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The assessment of cognitive function in advanced HIV-1 infection and AIDS dementia complex using a new computerised cognitive ... Neurologic AIDS Research Consortium. (NARC) Supported by the NIH to design and implement studies of HIV-associated neurologic ... AHP) Premier HIV/AIDS, LGBTQ, and mental health agency, part of the University of California San Francisco. ... Comprehensive, up-to-date information on HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention from the University of California San Francisco. ...
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AIDS Related Complexes (ARCs) can be Treated by Herbal Medicine:
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AIDS) is a serious pandemic public health problem caused by Human Immunodeficiency virus (HIV). It usually breaks down the ... AIDS related complexes (ARCs), Acquired immuno deficiency syndrome (AIDS), Opportunistic infections. Introduction. Acquired ... AIDS related complexes (ARCs) and AIDS. From initial infection to development of sign and symptoms are called window period. ... AIDS related complexes (ARCs) and AIDS. From initial infection to development of signs and symptoms are called window period. ...
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The Major Histocompatibility Complex Conserved Extended Haplotype 8.1 in AIDS-related Non-Hodgkins LymphomaThe Major Histocompatibility Complex Conserved Extended Haplotype 8.1 in AIDS-related Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

The Major Histocompatibility Complex Conserved Extended Haplotype 8.1 in AIDS-related Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. Brahim Aissani, ... 308A from non-AIDS to AIDS-NHL and, as with the recent observations in non-AIDS NHL 10, 11, shows that the positive association ... No study to date has examined the MHC-related genetic determinants of NHL in the context of HIV/AIDS; and no class III genetic ... to determine whether the reported association of the G-A haplotype of LTA-TNF with non-AIDS NHL also occurs with AIDS-related ...
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An Open Study of the Effect of Itraconazole Oral Solution for the Treatment of Fluconazole Refractory Oropharyngeal Candidiasis...An Open Study of the Effect of Itraconazole Oral Solution for the Treatment of Fluconazole Refractory Oropharyngeal Candidiasis...

AIDS-Related Complex. Candidiasis, Oral. Additional relevant MeSH terms: HIV Infections. Candidiasis. Candidiasis, Oral. ... Keywords provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service: Itraconazole. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. ...
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A Randomized, Open, Comparative Multicenter Study of Initial Treatment With Intravenous Itraconazole Versus Amphotericin B...A Randomized, Open, Comparative Multicenter Study of Initial Treatment With Intravenous Itraconazole Versus Amphotericin B...

AIDS-Related Complex Blastomycosis Antibiotics, Antifungal Additional relevant MeSH terms: HIV Infections Histoplasmosis ... NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier. NCT00002159 First received: November 2, 1999 Last ... Keywords provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service: Itraconazole Histoplasmosis Antifungal Agents Acquired ... Further study details as provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service: ...
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Working with Women and AIDS: Medical, Social, and Counselling Issues - 1992, Page 148 by Judy Bury, Joy Barlow, Edith Springer,...Working with Women and AIDS: Medical, Social, and Counselling Issues - 1992, Page 148 by Judy Bury, Joy Barlow, Edith Springer,...

Read Working with Women and AIDS: Medical, Social, and Counselling Issues now at Questia. ... Working with Women and AIDS: Medical, Social, and Counselling Issues - 1992, Page 148 by Judy Bury, Joy Barlow, Edith Springer ... AIDS see preliminary note to index. AIDS-Related Complex (ARC) 17 , 142 , 143. ... Working with Women and AIDS: Medical, Social, and Counselling Issues. Table of contents Table of contents Table of contents. * ...
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1. AIDS-Related Complex. 2. Abdominal Cancer. 3. Abuse dwarfism syndrome. 4. Achalasia, primary. 5. Acrodynia. 6. ... AIDS-related. 442. MRXS-Christianson. 443. Macular dystrophy, concentric annular. 444. Major depressive disorder related ... Rheumatoid arthritis related fibromyalgia. 619. Rib Tumor. 620. Richter syndrome. 621. Right parietal lobe syndrome related ... Environmental allergen related eczema. 178. Epstein Barr virus related fibromyalgia. 179. Erythrodermic eczema. 180. Exogenous ...
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ARC | definition of ARC by Medical dictionaryARC | definition of ARC by Medical dictionary

age-related cataract. Ageing Research Centre. aggregate of red (blood) cells. AIDS-related complex. AIDS-related condition. ... 1. AIDS-RELATED COMPLEX. A lesser form of AIDS, often preceding the fully developed condition. ... AIDS-related complex; American Red Cross; anomalous retinal correspondence.. arc. (ahrk) 1. a structure or projected path ... n the abbreviation for AIDS-related complex. See also acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. ...
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AIDS-related complex (ARC). before full-blown AIDS; lymphadenopathy, fever, weight loss, hairy leukoplakia. ... drug regimen for HIV/AIDS; has greatly reduced mortality. acute retroviral syndrome. after initial exposure to HIV, self- ... multifocal vascular neoplasm caused by HHV-8; defines AIDS in HIV patients. ...
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A Phase III Randomized Trial of Topical Vaginal Fluorouracil (5-Fluorouracil, 5-FU) Maintenance Therapy Versus Observation...A Phase III Randomized Trial of Topical Vaginal Fluorouracil (5-Fluorouracil, 5-FU) Maintenance Therapy Versus Observation...

Related Keywords:. *HIV Infections. *Cervix, Dysplasia. *Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. *AIDS-Related Complex ... Johns Hopkins Adult AIDS CRS. Baltimore, Maryland 21287. Beth Israel Deaconess Med. Ctr., ACTG CRS. Boston, Massachusetts 02215 ...
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Comparison of Brovavir Versus Acyclovir in the Treatment of Herpes in HIV-Infected PatientsComparison of Brovavir Versus Acyclovir in the Treatment of Herpes in HIV-Infected Patients

AIDS-Related Complex. *Antiviral Agents. *sorivudine. *HIV Infections. *Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. *Chickenpox ... Low-dose corticosteroids for treatment of an underlying (not zoster-related) disease.. - Immune modulators without varicella- ... Veterans Administration Med Ctr / Community AIDS Program. Washington, District of Columbia 20422. ...
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Aids - Wikipedija, prosta enciklopedijaAids - Wikipedija, prosta enciklopedija

Aids Related Complex). Faza aidsa[uredi , uredi kodo]. Pri bolniku, okuženem s HIV-om, postavimo diagnozo aidsa, če so prisotne ... Physicians AIDS Care (Chic Ill) 1 (2): 53-62. PMID 12942677.. *^ Pollok RC (2001). "Viruses causing diarrhoea in AIDS". ... Wikimedijina zbirka ponuja več predstavnostnega gradiva o temi: aids. Poglejte si besedo aids v Wikislovarju, prostem slovarju. ... Boshoff C; Weiss R (2002). "AIDS-related malignancies". Nat. Rev. Cancer 2 (5): 373-382. PMID 12044013.. ...
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ARC Aids related complex. ARDS Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome. ART Antiretroviral therapy ...
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  • The ability of AZT to suppress HIV, to improve body defenses, and to prevent the occurrence or development of AIDS or advanced ARC is being evaluated. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • SNPs in LTA and TNF and in six other genes nearby were typed in 140 non-Hispanic European American pairs of AIDS-NHL cases and matched controls selected from HIV-infected men in the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • The Institute of Medicine (1986) cited a longitudinal study which compared levels of distress in homosexuals and found that those who suffered from AIDS-related complex (ARC) had greater psychological problems. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • AIDS Education and Training Centers National Resource Center, 2014. (ucsf.edu)
  • The Laborers Health and Welfare Trust for Southern California, which provides insurance for several building and construction employers and their unionized workers, has a policy that excludes coverage for AIDS or AIDS-related complex unless the person is younger than 13 or became infected through a blodd transfusion. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • This association has been observed alone or in combination with HLA-B* 08 or HLA-DRB1*03 in the major histocompatibility complex (MHC). (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Corroboration of an MHC determinant of AIDS and non-AIDS NHL alike would imply an important pathogenetic mechanism common to both. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)