AIDS in Africa / Edition 2

AIDS in Africa / Edition 2

by Max Essex
     
 

ISBN-10: 0306466996

ISBN-13: 9780306466991

Pub. Date: 08/31/2002

Publisher: Springer US

This comprehensive reference book addresses the unique challenges facing many African nations as poor infrastructure and economics continue to obstruct access to advanced treatments and AIDS care training. It takes into account the context of settings with limited resources. Information on how to best utilize existing resources and prioritize scaling-up of

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This comprehensive reference book addresses the unique challenges facing many African nations as poor infrastructure and economics continue to obstruct access to advanced treatments and AIDS care training. It takes into account the context of settings with limited resources. Information on how to best utilize existing resources and prioritize scaling-up of infrastructure is a critical aspect of this book for those working in HIV/AIDS-related fields in Africa.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306466991
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
08/31/2002
Edition description:
2nd ed. 2002
Pages:
724
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.28(d)

Table of Contents

I: Pathogenesis. 1. Introduction: The Etiology of AIDS; M. Essex, S. Mboup. 2. The Molecular Virology of HIV-1; M. Montano, C. Williamson. 3. Immunopathogenesis of AIDS; L. Zijenah, D. Katzenstein. 4. Effect of Genetic Variation on HIV Transmission and Progression to AIDS; C.A. Winkle, S.J. O'Brien. 5. Biology of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 2 (HIV-2); P.J. Kanki, J-L. Sankalé, S. Mboup. 6. Simian Immunodeficiency Viruses and the Origin of HIVs; O.M. Diop, et al. II: Detection and Monitoring of HIV Infection and Disease. 7. Serodiagnosis of HIV Infection; A. Guèye-Ndiaye. 8. Molecular Diagnosis of HIV Infection; B. Renjifo. 9. Monitoring HIV-1 Subtype Distribution; F.R. Barin, et al. 10. Monitoring Viral Load; P.J. Kanki, I. Mani. 11. Monitoring Immune Function; G. Biberfeld, E. Lyamuya. III: Epidemiology. 12. The Epidemiology of HIV and AIDS; P. Piot, M. Bartos. 13. Transmission of HIV; S. Kristensen, et al. 14. Role of Sexually Transmitted Diseases in HIV Transmission; S.H. Kapiga, et al. 15. Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV; A. Willoughby. 16. HIV-1 Subtypes and Recombinants; B. Renjifo, M. Essex. 17. Current Estimates and Projections for the Epidemic; K.A. Stanecki, N. Walker. IV: Clinical Spectrum and Treatment of HIV-Related Diseases. 18. Clinical Diagnosis of AIDS and HIV-Related Diseases; C.L. Onen. 19. Antiretroviral Therapy in Resource-limited Settings; A. Amoroso, et al. 20. HIV-1 Drug Resistance; M.A. Wainberg, B.G. Brenner. 21. Opportunistic Infections; R. Colebunders, et al. 22. Tuberculosis; R. Ridzon, H. Mayanga-Kizza. 23. HIV Infection and Cancer; R. Newton, et al. 24. Challenges and Opportunities for Nurses; S.D. Tlou. 25. Home-Based Care; Q.A. Karim, et al. 26. Nutrition and HIV Infection; A.K. Kiure, et al. 27. Access to HIV and AIDS Care; K. Ramanathan, et al. V: Pediatric HIV Infection and Disease. 28. Diagnosis of Pediatric HIV Infection; C. Luo, B. Coulter. 29. Treatment of HIV in Children Using Antiretroviral Drugs; G.M. Anabwani, M.W. Kline. 30. Pediatric Opportunistic Infections; S. Lockman, K. McIntosh. VI: Prevention of HIV Infection. 31. Male Condoms and Circumcision; R.L. Shapiro, S.H. Kapiga. 32. Female Condoms and Microbicides; E. Esu-Williams, K. Blanchard. 33. Behavioral Change: Goals and Means; P. Kebaabetswe, K. F. Norr. 34. Voluntary Counseling and Testing; E. Marum, et al. 35. Prevention of Perinatal Transmission of HIV; S. Le Coeur, M. Lallemant. 36. Prevention of Breast Milk Transmission of HIV: Balancing the Benefits and the Risks; R. Nduati, D. Mbori-Ngacha. 37. Postexposure Prophylaxis for Occupational Exposure and Sexual Assault; E. Bouvet, et al. VII: Vaccine Development. 38. The Need for a Vaccine; S. Berkley. 39. HIV Vaccines: Design and Development; T-H Lee, V. Novitsky. 40. HIV-1 Vaccine Testing, Trial Design, and Ethics; P.B. Gilbert, J. Esparza. VIII: Impact and Response. 41. Regional Variations in the African Epidemics; M. Essex, S. Mboup. Index.

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