Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Current Perspectives in HIV Infection

Edited by Shailendra K. Saxena

King George's Medical University

This book gives a comprehensive overview of HIV and AIDS including NeuroAIDS, as well as general concepts of pathology, immunity and immunopathology, diagnosis, treatment, epidemiology and etiology to current clinical recommendations in management of HIV/AIDS including NeuroAIDS, highlighting the ongoing issues, recent advances and future directions in diagnostic approaches and therapeutic strategies.

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Current Perspectives in HIV InfectionEdited by Shailendra K. Saxena

Published: April 10th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/46042

ISBN: 978-953-51-1057-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7122-5

Copyright year: 2013

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35872 Total Chapter Downloads

17 Crossref Citations

13 Web of Science Citations

31 Dimensions Citations


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1. Immune Responses and Cell Signaling During Chronic HIV Infection

By Abdulkarim Alhetheel, Mahmoud Aly and Marko Kryworuchko


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2. Role of Dendritic Cell Subsets on HIV-Specific Immunity

By Wilfried Posch, Cornelia Lass-Flörl and Doris Wilflingseder


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3. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in HIV Infected Patients

By Nitya Nathwani


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4. Screening for HIV Infection in Pregnancy

By Chi Dola, Maga Martinez, Olivia Chang and Amanda Johnson


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5. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Testing Algorithm in Resource Limiting Settings

By Teddy Charles Adias and Osaro Erhabor


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6. NeuroAIDS: Mechanisms, Causes, Prevalence, Diagnostics and Social Issues

By Shailendra K. Saxena, Sneham Tiwari and Madhavan P.N. Nair


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7. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection and Co-Morbid Mental Distress

By Peter J. Chipimo and Knut Fylkesnes


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8. Neurological Manifestations of HIV-1 Infection and Markers for HIV Progression

By Rehana Basri and Wan Mohamad Wan Majdiah


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9. Persistence of HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders in the Era of Antiretroviral Therapy

By Jennifer M. King, Brigid K. Jensen, Patrick J. Gannon and Cagla Akay


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10. Oral Manifestations of HIV

By G.A. Agbelusi, O.M. Eweka, K.A. Ùmeizudike and M. Okoh


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11. Endocrine Manifestations of HIV Infection

By Bakari Adamu Girei and Sani-Bello Fatima


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12. Lipodystrophy: The Metabolic Link of HIV Infection with Insulin-Resistance Syndrome

By Paula Freitas, Davide Carvalho, Selma Souto, António Sarmento and José Luís Medina


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13. HIV/AIDS: Vertical Transmission

By Enrique Valdés Rubio


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14. Reproductive Health Challenges of Living with HIV-Infection in Sub Saharan Africa

By O. Erhabor, T.C. Adias and C.I. Akani


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15. The Downside of an Effective cART: The Immune Restoration Disease

By Claudia Colomba and Raffaella Rubino


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16. HIV Infection and Viral Hepatitis in Drug Abusers

By Arantza Sanvisens, Ferran Bolao, Gabriel Vallecillo, Marta Torrens, Daniel Fuster, Santiago Pérez-Hoyos, Jordi Tor, Inmaculada Rivas and Robert Muga


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17. Prevention of Sexually Transmitted HIV Infection

By Jose G. Castro and Maria L. Alcaide


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18. HIV-2 Interaction with Target Cell Receptors, or Why HIV-2 is Less Pathogenic than HIV-1

By José Miguel Azevedo-Pereira


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19. Interaction of FIV with Heterologous Microbes in the Feline AIDS Model

By Joseph Ongrádi, Stercz Balázs, Kövesdi Valéria, Nagy Károly and Pistello Mauro


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