- Buzz over HIV 'superinfection' hits Net. Roehr, Bob // Bay Area Reporter;9/19/2002, Vol. 32 Issue 38, p1
Reports on the possibility of infection with a drug resistant strain of the HIV virus. Risks of transmission; Strategies to reduce risk.
- Can infection with a 2nd virus help your HIV? Roehr, Bob // Bay Area Reporter;2/20/2003, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p18
Cites two papers on the possibility that coinfection with another virus could slow the progression of HIV infection, which were presented at the 10th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Boston, Massachusetts. Down-regulation of cell surface expression of CCR5, one of the...
- Advances in the prevention and treatment of paediatric HIV infection in the United Kingdom. Sharland, M.; Gibbs, D.M.; Tudor-Williams, G. // Sexually Transmitted Infections;Feb2003, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p53
Summarizes the advances in the prevention and treatment of pediatric HIV infection in Great Britain. Mother to child transmission of HIV infection; Managing HIV infected children; Clinical management of children with HIV.
- Influence of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Infection on Acute Hepatitis A Virus Infection. Ida, Setsuko; Tachikawa, Natsuo; Nakajima, Aya; Daikoku, Manabu; Yano, Michitami; Kikuchi, Yoshimi; Yasuoka, Akira; Kimura, Satoshi; Oka, Shinichi // Clinical Infectious Diseases;2/1/2002, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p379
To assess the possible influence of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection on the clinical course of acute hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection, 15 HIV-1--infected homosexual men and 15 non--HIV-infected age-matched subjects were compared. HAV load was higher in HIV-1--infected...
- In vitro models of mucosal HIV transmission. Shattock, Robin J; Griffin, George E; Gorodeski, George I // Nature Medicine;Jun2000, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p607
Comments on an article by Kelly Collins et al on vitro models of mucosal HIV transmission published in the April 2000 issue of 'Nature Medicine' periodical. Absence of data which showed that controls were used to eliminate the possibility that inoculating virus has access to the tissue;...
- Treatment of Primary Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Infection with Potent Antiretroviral Therapy Reduces Frequency of Rapid Progression to AIDS. Berrey, M. Michelle; Schacker, Timothy; Collier, Ann C.; Shea, Theresa; Brodie, Scott J.; Mayers, Douglas; Coombs, Robert; Krieger, John; Chun, Tae-Wook; Fauci, Anthony; Self, Steven G.; Corey, Lawrence // Journal of Infectious Diseases;5/15/2001, Vol. 183 Issue 10, p1466
Discusses the clinical benefits of antiretroviral therapy in primary HIV type 1 infection. Virologic response to antiretroviral therapy; Effect of combination antiretroviral therapy on CD4... T cells; Adverse events and adherence to medications.
- Decreasing Sensitivity to RANTES (Regulated on Activation, Normally T Cell--Expressed and--Secreted) Neutralization of CC Chemokine Receptor 5--Using, Non--Syncytium-Inducing Virus Variants in the Course of Human Immunodeficiency. Koning, Fransje A.; Kwa, David; Boesner-Nunnink, Brigitte; Dekker, Jos; Vingerhoed, Jose; Hiemstra, Harry; Schuitemaker, Hanneke // Journal of Infectious Diseases;9/15/2003, Vol. 188 Issue 6, p864
Studies the increasing sensitivity of regulated on activation, normally T cell-expressed and secreted (RANTES) neutralization of CC chemokine receptor5-using, non-synctium-inducing virus variants in the course of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection. Basis for variable disease...
- Presence of Human Immunodeficiency Virus--1-- Specific CD4 and CD8 Cellular Immune Responses in Children with Full or Partial Virus Suppression. Pappasavas, Emmanouil; Sandberg, Johan K.; Rutstein, Richard; Moore, Elizabeth C.; Mackiewicz, Agnieszka; Thiel, Brian; Pistilli, Maxwell; June, Rayford R.; Jordan, Kimberly A.; Gross, Robert; Maino, Vernon C.; Nixon, Douglas F.; Montaner, Luis J. // Journal of Infectious Diseases;9/15/2003, Vol. 188 Issue 6, p873
Assesses the presence of human immunodeficiency virus-1-specific CD4 and CD8 cellular immune responses in children with full or partial virus suppression. Medical history of children with full or partial viral suppression and stable Cd4 T cell count; Level of anti-HIV CD8 T cell activity;...
- Stroke Bugs: Current and Emerging Concepts Relevant to Infection in Cerebrovascular Disease. Emsley, Hedley C. A.; Chamorro, Angel // Infectious Disorders - Drug Targets;Apr2010, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p65
The article discusses various papers published within the issue including a review of HIV and stroke, an article on infection and childhood ischaemic stroke and another article on the influence of chronic bacterial and viral infections on stroke risk.