AIDS: Etiology, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention

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Vincent T. DeVita, Samuel Hellman, Steven A. Rosenberg
Lippincott-Raven, 1997 - Medical - 746 pages
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The definitive clinical reference on AIDS has been thoroughly revised and updated to provide the most complete and current information on this constantly evolving disease. New chapters in the Fourth Edition cover distribution of HIV-I; epidemiology and natural history of HIV-II; oral manifestations of HIV infection; pharmacology of antiretroviral agents; immunologic approach to the treatment of HIV infection; and gene therapy. Most of the previous edition's chapters have been expanded or rewritten bynew contributing authors. Topics receiving expanded coverage include diagnosis of HIV infection; tuberculosis and HIV infection; other and HIV infection; other bacterial infections; herpes infections; other viral infections; AIDS vaccines; and psychosocial aspects of AIDS.

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Contents

Emergence and Etiology of AIDS
3
The Life Cycle of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1
37
Folks and Clyde E Hart
45
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About the author (1997)

Hellman is A.N. Pritzker Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, University of Chicago.

Rosenberg is Chief of Surgery, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health; Professor of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences School of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland; Professor of Surgery, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC.

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