Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||volume editors, G. Giraldo, E. Beth.|
|Series||Antibiotics and chemotherapy -- v. 32, Antibiotics and chemotherapy -- v. 32, Antibiotics and chemotherapy -- v. 32|
|Contributions||Giraldo, G. ed., Beth, E. ed.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 164 p. :|
|Number of Pages||164|
European Study Group on "Epidemic of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and Kaposi's Sarcoma (AIDS/KS)". (1st: Naples, Italy). Epidemic of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and Kaposi's sarcoma. Basel ; New York: Karger, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is a spectrum of conditions caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Following initial infection a person may not notice any symptoms, or may experience a brief period of influenza-like illness. Typically, this is followed by a prolonged period with no cations: Opportunistic infections, tumors. The beginning and early spread of the world-wide epidemic of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) has been paralleled closely by a rapidly expanding literature concerned with many aspects of the disease. In order to assess the growth of the AIDS literature, a quantitative analysis was conducted focusing on the number of articles, the number of journals contributing, the number of Cited by: And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic is a book by San Francisco Chronicle journalist Randy book chronicles the discovery and spread of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) with a special emphasis on government indifference and political infighting—specifically in the United States—to what was then Author: Randy Shilts.
Book Notes | 1 September Epidemic of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and Kaposi's Sarcoma. Epidemic of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and Kaposi's Sarcoma.. Ann Intern Med. ;– doi. the twentieth century was marked by the emergence of a new epidemic of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). HIV has now spread to all parts of the globe. The epidemic has caused unimaginable human suffering and had a profound impact on many aspects of contemporary life. Current Trends Update on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) --United States. Between June 1, , and Septem , CDC received reports of cases of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).* Death occurred in cases (41%). In Response to the AIDS Crisis Records of the National Commission on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome,
Molecular characterization of human T-cell leukemia lymphotropic virus type III, in the acquired immune deficiency syndrome. Science, , –71 PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar Cited by: 2. A disease of the immune system due to infection with HIV. HIV destroys the CD4 T lymphocytes (CD4 cells) of the immune system, leaving the body vulnerable to life-threatening infections and cancers. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is the most advanced stage of HIV infection. To be diagnosed with AIDS, a person with HIV must have an AIDS-defining condition or have a CD4 . AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome), transmissible disease of the immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). HIV slowly attacks and destroys the immune system, leaving an individual vulnerable to a variety of other infections and certain malignancies that eventually cause death. AIDS stands for acquired immune deficiency syndrome; it’s also called advanced HIV infection or late-stage HIV. AIDS is a set of symptoms and illnesses that develop as a result of advanced HIV infection which has destroyed the immune system. Fewer people develop AIDS now because treatment for HIV means that more people are staying well.