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AIDS in Africa [electronic resource]

  • Essex, Max. editor. , Mboup, Souleymane. editor. , Kanki, Phyllis J. editor. , Marlink, Richard G. editor. , Tlou, Sheila D. editor. , Holme, Molly. editor.
  • 2002
AIDS in Africa [electronic resource]
  • Data Type
    Book
  • Title/Author
    AIDS in Africa[electronic resource] / edited by Max Essex, Souleymane Mboup, Phyllis J. Kanki, Richard G. Marlink, Sheila D. Tlou, Molly Holme.
  • Edition
    Second Edition.
  • Author
    Essex, Max., editor., Mboup, Souleymane., editor., Kanki, Phyllis J., editor., Marlink, Richard G., editor., Tlou, Sheila D., editor., Holme, Molly., editor.
  • Authors
    SpringerLink (Online service)
  • Phy Desc.
    XX, 724 p. : online resource.
  • Contents Note
    Introduction: The Etiology of AIDS -- The Molecular Virology of HIV-1 -- Immunopathogenesis of AIDS -- Effect of Genetic Variation on HIV Transmission and Progression to AIDS -- Biology of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 2 (HIV-2) -- Simian Immunodeficiency Viruses and the Origin of HIVs -- Serodiagnosis of HIV Infection -- Molecular Diagnosis of HIV Infection -- Monitoring HIV-1 Subtype Distribution -- Monitoring Viral Load -- Monitoring Immune Function -- The Epidemiology of HIV and AIDS -- Transmission of HIV -- Role of Sexually Transmitted Diseases in HIV-1 Transmission -- Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV -- HIV-1 Subtypes and Recombinants -- Current Estimates and Projections for the Epidemic -- Clinical Diagnosis of AIDS and HIV-Related Diseases -- Antiretroviral Therapy in Resource-Limited Settings -- HIV-1 Drug Resistance -- Opportunistic Infections -- Tuberculosis -- HIV Infection and Cancer -- Challenges and Opportunities for Nurses -- Home-Based Care -- Nutrition and HIV Infection -- Access to HIV and AIDS Care -- Diagnosis of Pediatric HIV Infection -- Treatment of HIV in Children Using Antiretroviral Drugs -- Pediatric Opportunistic Infections -- Male Condoms and Circumcision -- Female Condoms and Microbicides -- Behavioral Change: Goals and Means -- Voluntary Counseling and Testing -- Prevention of Perinatal Transmission of HIV -- Prevention of Breast Milk Transmission of HIV -- Postexposure Prophylaxis for Occupational Exposure and Sexual Assault -- The Need for a Vaccine -- HIV Vaccines Design and Development -- HIV-1 Vaccine Testing, Trial Design, and Ethics -- Regional Variations in the African Epidemics -- Human Rights and HIV/AIDS -- Gender and HIV/AIDS -- The Orphan Crisis -- The Economics of AIDS in Africa -- International Cooperation and Mobilization.
  • Topical Term
    Medicine.
    Culture Study and teaching.
    Public health.
    Health promotion.
    Epidemiology.
    Anthropology.
    Sociology.
    Medicine & Public Health.
    Public Health.
    Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.
    Sociology, general.
    Regional and Cultural Studies.
    Anthropology.
    Epidemiology.
  • Host Item
    Springer eBooks
  • Additional Item
    Printed edition: 9780306466991
  • ISBN
    9780306478178
  • Language
    English