AIDS and Other Manifestations of HIV Infection, Fourth by Gary Wormser

By Gary Wormser

Greatly revised and up-to-date, the hot version of AIDS and different Manifestations of HIV an infection is a vital reference source supplying a complete assessment of the organic homes of this etiologic viral agent, its clinicopathological manifestations, the epidemiology of its an infection, and current and destiny healing recommendations. New to this variation: * increased part on scientific manifestations contains new chapters on cardiovascular, renal and dermatologic manifestations of HIV an infection * extra chapters on molecular diagnostic thoughts, the position of host genetic version in HIV an infection and its manifestations, the invention and improvement of latest HIV medications, research of HIV dynamics utilizing mathematical versions, toxicities of antiretroviral remedy, HIV drug susceptibility trying out, sensible therapeutics and the worldwide impression of HIV and AIDS

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However, as with transmission among MSM and IDU, rates of heterosexual transmission are affected by background prevalence in the population, prevalence of risky sex (multiple partners, anonymous sex, unprotected sex), sexual mixing patterns and sexually transmitted diseases. S. has been challenging in that many commercial sex workers are also drug-injecting women who may have multiple routes of acquiring and transmitting HIV. Transmission vertically from mother to child occurs at a rate of about 25% (80).

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