Opportunistic Infections in Patients with the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

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CRC Press, 5 jun. 1989 - 476 páginas
This book provides an overview of background information on the epidemiology, biology, and pathophysiology of HIV infection. It presents the spectrum of HIV disease from acute infection to specific syndrome. The book reviews the management of specific opportunistic infections.
 

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Índice

The Epidemiology of Human Immunodeficiency Virus
5
The African AIDS Experience in Contrast with
43
Clinical and Laboratory Features Associated with Acute
71
Differential Diagnosis of HIV Mononucleosis
77
General Approach to the Human Immunodeficiency
85
Laboratory Examination
91
Summary
98
Cutaneous Infections in Patients with Human
135
MycobacteriumAvium Complex
260
Fungal Infection
267
Treatment of Cryptococcosis
275
Endemic Mycoses
285
Coccidioidomycosis
296
Sporotrichosis
303
Prevention
310
Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia
317

References
141
Other Lesions
149
References
151
Immunology
161
References
168
Herpes Simplex and VaricellaZoster Virus Infections
173
Laboratory Diagnosis
181
References
190
Laboratory Diagnosis
196
Cytomegalovirus Encephalitis
202
LongTerm Outcome in AIDSRelated Cytomegalovirus
208
EpsteinBarr and Other Viral Infections
215
Adenovirus Infection
222
Bacterial Infections in Acquired Immunodeficiency
231
Mycobacterial Diseases
253
Treatment
326
Approach to Therapy
332
Toxoplasmosis in Patients with the Acquired
341
Differential Diagnosis
347
Cryptosporidium spp and Isospora belli
355
Isospora belli
372
Ameba and Giardia Infections
379
Giardiasis
387
Optimal Use of Diagnostic Laboratories for Evaluation
401
Diagnosis of Other Viral Illnesses
412
Diagnosis of Fungal Infections 417
420
References
426
Index
437
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