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AIDS in Africa

Author: Myron Essex
Publisher: New York : Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed
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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  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Myron Essex
ISBN: 0306466996 9780306466991
OCLC Number: 49415667
Description: xx, 724 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: I. Pathogenesis --
1. Introduction: The Etiology of AIDS / Max Essex and Souleymane Mboup --
2. Molecular Virology of HIV-1 / Monty Montano and Carolyn Williamson --
3. Immunopathogenesis of AIDS / Lynn Zijenah and David A. Katzenstein --
4. Effect of Genetic Variation on HIV Transmission and Progression to AIDS / Cheryl A. Winkler and Stephen J. O'Brien --
5. Biology of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 2 (HIV-2) / Phyllis J. Kanki, Jean-Louis Sankale and Souleymane Mboup --
6. Simian Immunodeficiency Viruses and the Origin of HIVs / Ousmane M. Diop, Aissatou Gueye, Ahidjo Ayouba, Eric Nerrienet, Sylvie Corbet, Philippe Mauclere, Francois Simon, Francoise Barre-Sinoussi and Michaela C. Muller-Trutwin --
II. Detection and Monitoring of HIV Infection and Disease --
7. Serodiagnosis of HIV Infection / Aissatou Gueye-Ndiaye --
8. Molecular Diagnosis of HIV Infection / Boris Renjifo --
9. Monitoring HIV-1 Subtype Distribution / Francis R. Barin, Coumba Toure-Kane, Jean-Christophe Plantier and Martine Peeters --
10. Monitoring Viral Load / Phyllis J. Kanki and Indu Mani --
11. Monitoring Immune Function / Gunnel Biberfeld and Eligius Lyamuya --
III. Epidemiology --
12. Epidemiology of HIV and AIDS / Peter Piot and Michael Bartos --
13. Transmission of HIV / Sibylle Kristensen, Moses Sinkala and Sten H. Vermund --
14. Role of Sexually Transmitted Diseases in HIV-Transmission / Saidi H. Kapiga and Iain W. Aitken --
15. Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV / Anne Willoughby --
16. HIV-1 Subtypes and Recombinants / Boris Renjifo and Max Essex --
17. Current Estimates and Projections for the Epidemic / Karen A. Stanecki and Neff Walker --
IV. Clinical Spectrum and Treatment of HIV-Related Diseases --
18. Clinical Diagnosis of AIDS and HIV-Related Diseases / Churchill Lukwiya Onen --
19. Antiretroviral Therapy in Resource-Limited Settings / Anthony Amoroso, Charles E. Davis and Robert R. Redfield --
20. HIV-1 Drug Resistance / Mark A. Wainberg and Bluma G. Brenner --
21. Opportunistic Infections / Robert Colebunders, Patrick K. Kayembe and Ann Marie Nelson --
22. Tuberculosis / Renee Ridzon and Harriet Mayanga-Kizza --
23. HIV Infection and Cancer / Robert Newton, Freddy Sitas, Martin Dedicoat and John L. Ziegler --
24. Challenges and Opportunities for Nurses / Sheila D. Tlou --
25. Home-Based Care / Quarraisha Abdool Karim, Samuel Kalibala, Elly T. Katabira and Zena A. Stein --
26. Nutrition and HIV Infection / Annamaria K. Kiure, Gernard I. Msamanga and Wafaie W. Fawzi --
27. Access to HIV and AIDS Care / Kirthana Ramanathan, Daniel Tarantola and Richard G. Marlink --
V. Pediatric HIV Infection and Disease --
28. Diagnosis of Pediatric HIV Infection / Chewe Luo and Brian Coulter --
29. Treatment of HIV in Children Using Antiretroviral Drugs / Gabriel M. Anabwani and Mark W. Kline --
30. Pediatric Opportunistic Infections / Shahin Lockman and Kenneth McIntosh --
VI. Preventions of HIV Infection --
31. Male Condoms and Circumcision / Roger L. Shapiro and Saidi H. Kapiga --
32. Female Condoms and Microbicides / Eka Esu-Williams and Kelly Blanchard --
33. Behavioral Change: Goals and Means / Poloko Kebaabetswe and Kathleen F. Norr --
34. Voluntary Counseling and Testing / Elizabeth Marum, Carl H. Campbell, Katawa Msowoya, Augustine Barnaba and Beth Dillon --
35. Prevention of Perinatal Transmission of HIV / Sophie Le Coeur and Marc Lallemant --
36. Prevention of Breast Milk Transmission of HIV: Balancing the Benefits and the Risks / Ruth Nduati and Dorothy Mbori-Ngacha --
37. Postexposure Prophylaxis for Occupational Exposure and Sexual Assault / Elisabeth Bouvet, Anne Laporte and Arnaud Tarantola --
VII. Vaccine Development --
38. Need for a Vaccine / Seth Berkley --
39. HIV Vaccines: Design and Development / Tun-Hou Lee and Vlad Novitsky --
40. HIV-1 Vaccine Testing, Trial Design, and Ethics / Peter B. Gilbert and Jose Esparza --
VIII. Impact and Response --
41. Regional Variations in the African Epidemics / Max Essex and Souleymane Mboup --
42. Human Rights and HIV/AIDS / Sofia Gruskin and Miriam Maluwa --
43. Gender and HIV/AIDS / Sheila D. Tlou --
44. Orphan Crisis / Geoff Foster and Stefan Germann --
45. Economics of AIDS in Africa / Amar A. Hamoudi and Jeffrey D. Sachs --
46. International Cooperation and Mobilization / Keith E. Hansen and Debrework Zewdie.
Responsibility: edited by Max Essex [and others].
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