History of AIDS: Emergence and Origin of a Modern Pandemic

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Princeton University Press, 21 jun. 1993 - 279 páginas
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By drawing on the latest discoveries in virology, microbiology, and immunology, Mirko Grmek depicts the AIDS epidemic not as an isolated incident but as part of the long, but far from peaceful, coexistence of humans and viruses.

 

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Índice

Proclaim a New Disease
3
Epidemiologic Research in the American Homosexual Community
13
First Stirrings in Europe
21
The FourH Disease
31
Part Two The Oracles of Science
45
Stalking the Virus
47
Discovery of the AIDS Virus
60
Solution to a Controversy
71
Prodromes of the Epidemic in the Americas
119
The Old World before AIDS
127
Its Extent and Causes
139
The Origin and Spread if the AIDS Agents
141
The Biological and Social Conditions of the Pandemic
156
The African Source
171
Its Highs and Lows
182
Notes
199

The Stages of AIDS
83
Part Three A Look Back
97
The Historical Lesson of New Diseases
99
Is AIDS an Ancient Disease?
110
Bibliography
221
Index
269
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Página 257 - Detection and isolation of type C retrovirus particles from fresh and cultured lymphocytes of a patient with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.
Página 231 - Weiss RA (1984) The CD4 (T4) antigen is an essential component of the receptor for the AIDS retrovirus.
Página 267 - MBA 1986. Cellular localization of human immunodeficiency virus infection within the brains of acquired immune deficiency syndrome patients. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 83: 7089-93 92.

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Mirko D. Grmek, M.D., Ph.D., was a physician in Yugoslavia and Professor of the History of Medicine at the University of Zagreb. Naturalized as a French citizen, he is living in Paris, where he is currently Director of Studies at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes at the Sorbonne.

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