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HIV/AIDS

Mar 1, 2001 Issue
Suspicious Ulcers in the Colon [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.


Feb 1, 2001 Issue
Plasma Viral Load Testing in the Management of HIV Infection [Article]

The polymerase chain reaction assay, branched DNA assay and nucleic acid sequence-based amplification assay quantitate human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) RNA levels. Plasma viral load (PVL) testing has become a cornerstone of HIV disease management. Initiation of antiretroviral drug therapy is usual...


Jan 1, 2001 Issue
Obstetric Care of Patients with HIV Disease [Article]

Appropriate management of pregnant patients who have human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease can have a major impact on maternal and infant health. The goals of therapy are to properly manage the pregnancy, treat the maternal HIV infection and minimize the risk of vertical transmission of HIV. Ea...


Oct 1, 2000 Issue
Facial Masses [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.


Aug 1, 2000 Issue
HHS Updates Guidelines for Antiretroviral Therapy in HIV Infection [Practice Guidelines]

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has updated guidelines for antiretroviral therapy in adults and adolescents with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.


Feb 1, 2000 Issue
1999 USPHS/IDSA Guidelines for the Prevention of Opportunistic Infections in Persons Infected with HIV: Part III. Prevention of Disease Recurrence [Article]


Jan 15, 2000 Issue
1999 USPHS/IDSA Guidelines for the Prevention of Opportunistic Infections in Persons Infected with HIV: Part II. Prevention of the First Episode of Disease [Article]


Jan 1, 2000 Issue
1999 USPHS/IDSA Guidelines for the Prevention of Opportunistic Infections in Persons Infected with HIV: Part I. Prevention of Exposure [Article]


Sep 1, 1999 Issue
Evaluation and Treatment of Weight Loss in Adults with HIV Disease [Article]

Weight loss late in the course of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease is common and often multifactorial. Increased energy expenditure in response to opportunistic disease, as well as to HIV infection itself, can lead to protein-calorie malnutrition similar to that observed in starvation. Wei...


Aug 01, 1999 Issue
How to Recognize and Treat Acute HIV Syndrome [Article]

The diagnosis of acute human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) syndrome requires a high index of suspicion and proper laboratory testing. Patients with the syndrome may have fever, fatigue, rash, pharyngitis or other symptoms. Primary HIV infection should be considered in any patient with possible HIV ex...


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