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Antiretroviral treatment and care of HIV

Joep MA Lange

in The HIV Pandemic: Local and Global Implications

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199237401
eISBN:
9780191723957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237401.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The introduction of HAART is one of the great success stories of modern medicine. In fact its application in the developed world has led to striking reductions in HIV-related morbidity and mortality. ... More


Spain

Jesús Castilla, Isabel Noguer, and José Ramón Repullo

in The HIV Pandemic: Local and Global Implications

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199237401
eISBN:
9780191723957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237401.003.0034
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews Spain's response to its HIV epidemic. The Spanish National Health System provides a framework that can respond quickly to the growing need for HIV control within the population. ... More


Opportunistic Infections in HIV Infection

Elizabeth Williams

in Tutorial Topics in Infection for the Combined Infection Training Programme

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198801740
eISBN:
9780191917158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801740.003.0069
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

An infection is defined as opportunistic when it affects those with severe immunosuppression, i.e. takes a n opportunity to cause disease in a host with a ... More


Uganda

Justin O Parkhurst, Freddie Ssengooba, and David Serwadda

in The HIV Pandemic: Local and Global Implications

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199237401
eISBN:
9780191723957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237401.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews Uganda's response to its HIV epidemic. While Uganda has been widely praised for its political response to the HIV epidemic, and has seen substantial reductions in its HIV ... More


The Host-Parasite (Microbe) Relationship

Caryn Rosmarin

in Tutorial Topics in Infection for the Combined Infection Training Programme

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198801740
eISBN:
9780191917158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801740.003.0011
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

No and yes. The skin, oropharynx, upper airways, gastrointestinal tract, and lower female genital tract are full of bacteria, with the highest ... More


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