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Title:
AIDS update, 2005 : an annual overview of acquired immune deficiency syndrome
Author:
Stine, Gerald James.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
San Francisco, Calif. : Pearson Education/Benjamin Cummings, [2005]

©2005
Physical Description:
xv, 495 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Discovering AIDS, naming the disease -- What causes AIDS: origin of the AIDS virus -- Biological characteristics of the AIDS virus -- Anti-HIV therapy -- The immunology of HIV disease/AIDS -- Opportunistic infections and cancers associated with HIV disease/AIDS -- A profile of biological indicators for HIV disease and progression to AIDS -- Epidemiology and transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus -- Preventing the transmission of HIV -- Prevalence of HIV infections, AIDS cases, and deaths among select groups in the United States and AIDS in other countries -- Prevalence of HIV infection and AIDS cases among women, children, and teenagers in the United States -- Testing for human immunodeficiency virus -- AIDS and society: knowledge, attitudes, and behavior.
ISBN:
9780805373103
Format :
Book