AIDS and Other Manifestations of HIV Infection

Edited by

  • Gary Wormser, New York Medical College, New York, U.S.A.

Extensively revised and updated, the new edition of AIDS and Other Manifestations of HIV Infection is an essential reference resource providing a comprehensive overview of the biological properties of this etiologic viral agent, its clinicopathological manifestations, the epidemiology of its infection, and present and future therapeutic options.
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Virologists, immunologists, infectious disease specialists, public health specialists and anyone treating HIV infected patients.


Book information

  • Published: February 2004
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-764051-8


“What this updated book provides is a starting point, an opportunity to become familiar with general principles and terminology so that the diverse current literature can be approached and understood. It has something for everyone: residents, fellows, and clinicians. …The strengths of this book are the depth of summaries it provides on specific aspects of HIV-related disease and the overall comprehensive scope, covering the many diverse aspects of HIV infection from virology to psychiatry to public health” - Margrit Carlson, MD for AIDS READER (March 2006) " of only a few reference works on HIV infection that has a broad focus on both the basic science and the clinical aspects of this disease...comprehensive, well-organized, and as current as it can possibly be...With over 1000 pages of information and extensive references with each chapter, this text is an important resource for clinicians and others who require or desire in-depth information on all aspects of HIV infection." - Steven C. Johnson for CLINICAL INFECTIOUS DISEASES (June 2005) Review of the Previous Edition: "...this book is an excellent source for those already in the field of HIV medicine and for those who are entering it." -JAMA

Table of Contents

Topics IncludeEpidemiology of HIV and AIDsEpidemiology of Pediatric HIV InfectionThe Genetic Diversity and Global Molecular Epidemiology of HIVIntroduction to RetrovirusesThe Neuropathogenesis of HIV-1 InfectionViral Cofactors in the Immune Pathogenisis and Clinical Manifestations of HIV InfectionVirologic and Biologic Features of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 2 (HIV- 2)Laboratory Detection of Human Retroviral Infection