AIDS: the Biological Basis
Completely updated with the latest findings and data, the Fifth Edition of this award-winning text builds upon the foundation established by the late Edward Alcamo. Dr. Alcamo's accessible writing style is maintained with completely updated content and extended commentary on current developments. The text provides the necessary background information for students to understand the biology of HIV and AIDS while also providing information on critical epidemiological patterns and research developments.
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