HIV Infection Disorder
Resources for Patients and Caregivers
Wiki Number: 22-HIV Infection Disorder
Progression: Life expectancy averages 10 years after HIV infection unless treated.
Causes:HIV-AiDs attacks the immune system leading to progressively less resistance to other infections
Resources for Physicians, Counselors and Researchers
4 CURRENT ARTICLES
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- Ocular Manifestation and Correlation with CD4+ T Cell Count among Adult HIV/AIDS Patients in Bangladeshby S N Hassan on July 3, 2022
Patients with HIV or AIDS suffer from wide varieties of complications that are related to infection. The eye as an organ is not spared from HIV-related manifestations. The ocular manifestations can be the presenting sign of a systemic infection in an otherwise asymptomatic HIV-positive person. The disease can have adnexal, anterior segment, posterior segment, orbital and neuro-ophthalmic manifestations. The objective of the study was to evaluate the ophthalmological manifestations among adult...
- Willingness of older Canadians with HIV to participate in HIV cure research near and after the end-of-life: A mixed-method studyby David Lessard on July 2, 2022
CONCLUSION: Our results indicate older PWHIV would be willing to participate in HIV cure research towards the end-of-life, HIV biobanking, and research autopsy. However, a dialogue should be initiated to inform participants thoroughly about HIV cure studies, address concerns, and accommodate their needs and preferences. Additional work is required, likely through increased community engagement, to address educational needs.
- Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy: epidemiology and spectrum of predisposing conditionsby Marine Joly on July 2, 2022
Population-based data on the epidemiology of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, its predisposing conditions and mortality rate are lacking, although such data are crucial to raise awareness among clinicians and to lay foundations for future therapeutic trials in immunomodulating therapies. In our study, patients were identified by interrogating the French national healthcare reimbursement database from January 1st, 2008 to December 31st, 2017, using progressive multifocal...
- Cutaneous adverse drug reactions among people living with human immunodeficiency virus in a tertiary care hospital in Johor, Malaysiaby Keow Yin Chua on July 1, 2022
CONCLUSIONS: The commonest cADR seen in PLWH was maculopapular eruption, while efavirenz, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole, and nevirapine were the three main implicated drugs. Most of the cases had probable drug causality and were not preventable. PLWH with CD4 count