HIV/AIDS

HIV / AIDS

ContentsDefinitionPathogenesisTransmission of HIVClinical presentationDiagnosisTreatment of HIV/AIDSInfectious complications of HIVPneumocystis cariniiClinical PresentationTreatmentProphylaxisToxoplasma gondiiClinical PresentationTreatmentCryptococcus neoformansClinical PresentationTreatmentMycobacterium infectionsClinical PresentationTreatmentHerpes virus infectionsHerpes Simplex VirusVaricella-Zoster VirusCytomegalovirusBuy Most Popular Antibiotic, Antifungal, Antiparasitic, Antiviral Drugs Online no RX & OTCDefinition Table Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1993 Revised Classification System for HIV Infection in Adults and AIDS Surveillance Case Definition and Table Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1994 Revised Classification System for HIV Infection in Children Younger than 13 Years present the revised classification systems for adult and child HIV infection. Pathogenesis Transmission of HIV Infection with HIV occurs through three primary modes: sexual, parenteral, and perinatal. Sexual intercourse, primarily receptive anal and vaginal intercourse, …

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Treatment of HIV / AIDS

ContentsGoals of treatmentGeneral approach to treatment of HIV infectionPharmacologic therapyAntiretroviral AgentsTreatment during pregnancyPostexposure prophylaxisEvaluation of therapeutic outcomesTherapeutic failureBuy Most Popular Antibiotic, Antifungal, Antiparasitic, Antiviral Drugs Online no RX & OTCGoals of treatment The goal of antiretroviral therapy is to achieve the maximum suppression of HIV replication (HIV RNA level that is less than the lower limit of quantitation). Secondary goals include an increase in CD4 lymphocytes and an improved quality of life. The ultimate goal is decreased morbidity and mortality. General approach to treatment of HIV infection Regular, periodic measurement of plasma HIV RNA levels and CD4 cell counts is necessary to determine the risk of disease progression in an HIV-infected …

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