AIDS: The Biological Basis, Third Edition / Edition 3

AIDS: The Biological Basis, Third Edition / Edition 3

by I. Edward Alcamo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0763702382

ISBN-13: 9780763702380

Pub. Date: 04/23/2003

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC

The award-winning AIDS: The Biological Basis, now in its third edition, has been revised and updated to meet the needs of students, academics and AIDS professionals. While retaining the same successful pedagogical features that made it so effective in previous editions, Dr. Alcamo has added critical, up-to-date information on AIDS and HIV, including: the

Overview

The award-winning AIDS: The Biological Basis, now in its third edition, has been revised and updated to meet the needs of students, academics and AIDS professionals. While retaining the same successful pedagogical features that made it so effective in previous editions, Dr. Alcamo has added critical, up-to-date information on AIDS and HIV, including: the physiology of the HIV-T cell relationship; the spread of AIDS throughout Africa and Asia; new insights into needle exchange programs; how the viral load has become a key diagnostic tool for tracking HIV infection; the use of zidovudine to control pediatric AIDS; work on the AIDS vaccine; and the use of HAART to control AIDS in adults.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763702380
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date:
04/23/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 9.66(h) x 0.88(d)

Related Subjects

Table of Contents

1 The AIDS Epidemic
2 Viruses and HIV
3 The Immune System and HIV
4 Defining and Recognizing AIDS
5 The Epidemiology of AIDS
6 Preventing HIV Transmission
7 HIV Testing and Diagnosis
8 Treating HIV Infection and AIDS
9 An AIDS Vaccine
10 AIDS in Perspective

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