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HIV infection sites in infants and children

I have read that the central nervous system is the largest site for HIV infections in infants and children. I was trying to find data to support this, but was unable to. Why is the central nervous system affected more than other systems such as...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...The CNS may be or may not be involved in HIV infection in infants and children; JLS. Read more »

body of an hiv infected person

would like to see how an infected person looks like Read more »

any web sites for health care workers on infection control and hiv

Are there any web sites on hiv and infection control. I am a nurse trying to educate nursing... Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institutes of Health

U.S. Updates Clinical Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children

...HIV-infected children and childrenwho were HIV-exposed through birth to an HIV-infected mother." Dr. Mofenson said. In recent years, HIV infection has increased among adolescents. "We hope that doctors and clinicians make use of these new... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...OIs continue to cause considerable morbidity and mortality for three primary reasons: 1) many patients are unaware of their HIV infection and seek medical care when an OI becomes the initial indicator of their disease; 2) certain patients are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio: HIV Vaccine Trial Seeking Participants

...response to HIV or decrease the amount of virus in the blood should a participant later become infected. The vaccines cannot cause HIV infection. Sites in 16 US cities are taking part in the study. For more information, visit ... Read more »
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

U.S. Releases Updated Clinical Guidelines for HIV-Associated Opportunistic Infections

...of late-stage HIV disease. HIV-associated opportunistic infections also tend to occur among Americans who are aware of their HIV infection but are not receiving treatment for it, who do not or cannot take antiretroviral therapy, who take... Read more »
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Looking for Newly Infected adults for study

Posted by AcuteStudy
...to determine whether an immediate course of one year of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) slows the progression of HIV disease in adults who have been recently infected with HIV. We have sites in Baltimore and Canada. If you are... Read more »

everything and nothing

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...symptom). It's alsmost comical, except I think that it probably generates a lot of unwarranted fears in people who read these sites. What are symptoms SPECIFICALLY related to HIV? And since when did Allergies/Sinus become a sign of infection?... Read more »

Dr. Bundy - Floaters?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Dr. Bundy why are eye floaters linked to HIV infection? Like many others on this site I began seeing numerous eye floaters following a potential exposure. I began to research this Read more »

Early signs of HIV infection - article in Genre

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...Genre magazine has an excellent article in the April 2006 issue on the early signs of HIV infection. Check it out. Read more »