This book provides an overview of background information on the epidemiology, biology, and pathophysiology of HIV infection. It presents the spectrum of HIV disease from acute infection to specific syndrome. The book reviews the management of specific opportunistic infections.
Table of Contents
Part I: Introduction 1. The Epidemiology of Human Immunodeficiency Virus and the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome 2. The African AIDS Experience in Contrast with the Rest of the World 3. Defects in Host Defenses in HIV Infection and AIDS: Characteristics and Pathogenesis 4. Clinical and Laboratory Features Associated with Acute Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection Part II: Clinical Approach to the HIV-infected Patient 5. General Approach to the Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Patient 6. Neurologic Disease in the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome 7. Cutaneous Infections in Patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection 8. Oral Manifestations of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection 9. Pediatric Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection Part III: Viral Infections 10. Herpes Simplex and Varicella-Zoster Virus Infections in Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome 11. Cytomegalovirus Disease in Acquired Immunodeficiency Disease 12. Epstein-Barr and Other Viral Infections Part IV: Bacterial Infections 13. Bacterial Infections in Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome 14. Mycobacterial Diseases Part V: Fungal Infection 15. Cryptococcosis in Patients with Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome 16. Endemic Mycoses Part VI: Protozoal Infections 17. Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia 18. Toxoplasmosis in Patients with the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome 19. Cryptosporidium spp. and Isospora belli 20. Ameba and Giardia Infections Part VII: Ancillary Services 21. Optimal Use of Diagnostic Laboratories for Evaluation of Patients with the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome