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How Long Does Cryptococcosis Last

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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 »

Dr Bob is it hot in here. Or is it you? Love you (ICL)

Dr Bob unfortunately I found myself in the same condition.Here is my story back in 1997 I had a... Read more »
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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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CD4 (T-Cell) Tests

What Are CD4 Cells? Why Are CD4 Cells Important in HIV? What Is a CD4 Test? What Factors Influence a CD4 Cell Count? How Are the Test Results Reported? What Do the Numbers Mean? "Non-AIDS" Illness and Death The Bottom Line What Are CD4... Read more »
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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 »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

The Changing Picture of HIV

In the mid-to-late 1970s, a small but growing number of relatively young men and women sought care at leading hospitals in Brussels, Cologne, Kinshasa, New York, Oslo, Port-au-Prince, Paris and San Francisco. They were experiencing many of the... Read more »
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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 »

This answers some of our questions

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 »

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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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