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How Does Cryptococcosis Spread

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cryptococcosis neoformans microscopic slide photo or drawing

Hello,I am a middle school student currently working on a report dealing with Cryptococcosis Neoformans and am searching for a photo or drawing of the fungus. Could you please "steer" me in the right direction to find this...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Look in a textbook about fungi and fungal infections-- you'll find pictures there.... Read more »

Systemic Fungal Infection and PSA

In the absence of bacterial or viral infection of the prostate, and absence of cancer, can fungal... Read more »
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Treatment Action Group

Sixteen Radical Steps to End the AIDS Epidemic

From a special plenary session titled "Looking to the Future -- The Epidemic Steps to End the Epidemic in 2031, and New Directions in AIDS Research" at the XVII International AIDS Conference in Mexico City, August 6, 2008. Twenty years ago this... Read more »
The Well Project

AIDS Defining Conditions

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines a person ashaving AIDS if she or he is living with HIV (HIV+) and has a CD4 cell count of 200 or less. The CDC has also developed a list of morethan 20 opportunisticinfections (OIs),... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

What Are Opportunistic Diseases?

Opportunistic diseases are actually an entire group of diseases. By definition, an opportunistic disease is a disease that will most often make you sick given the "opportunity" of a damaged or weakened immune system (weakened because of AIDS,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Opportunistic Infections 101

What's an opportunistic infection? It's a disease that preys on people with weak immune systems. That's what makes it an opportunist. Fortunately, people with HIV who are taking therapy can go a long time before they suffer the immune damage that... Read more »
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Posted by DUDE
I think there are two immune systems. One that fights colds, flu's and stuff like that. The other fights OI's (opportunist Infections).
So, that would explain why people with AIDS don't get colds and the flu.
The immune systems are described below be... Read more »

two immune systems?????

Posted by Anonymous
I think there are two immune systems. One that fights colds, flu's and stuff like that. The other fights OI's (opportunist Infections). So, that would explain why people with AIDS don't get colds and the flu.
The immune systems are described below... Read more »

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Posted by DUDE
I think there are two immune systems. One that fights colds, flu's and stuff like that. The other fights OI's (opportunist Infections).
So, that would explain why people with AIDS don't get colds and the flu.
The immune systems are described below be... Read more »

After ARS?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
So what happens after ARS? Aren't there other symptoms ongoing? I have read about lymph nodes being swollen, but what about other problems? Is there nothing? Or is there typically some sort of ongoing issue?

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