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Human immunodeficiency virus infection in infancy Infección por virus de inmunodeficiencia humana en la infancia
This paper describes the increasing trends and changing patterns of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in children ocurring since 1982-83 when the first cases were reported worldwide and from 1987-89 when the ...
The absence of the human platelet antigen polymorphism effect on fibrosis progression in human immunodeficiency virus-1/ hepatitis C virus coinfected patients
Introduction: Hepatic fibrosis progression in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infections has been associated with viral and host factors, including genetic polymorphisms. Human platelet antigen polymorphisms are ...
Oral Exfoliative Cytology for the Diagnosis of Paracoccidioidomycosis in a Patient with Human Immunodeficiency Virus A Case Report
(Sci Printers & Publ Inc, 2010-11-01)
BackgroundParacoccidioidomycosis is not the most common fungal disease in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), except for endemic regions in Latin America countriesCaseA 33-year-old man with HIV ...
Oral Candida spp. colonization in human immunodeficiency virus-infected individuals
(Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Centro de Estudos de Venenos e Animais Peçonhentos (CEVAP), 2008-01-01)
Several yeast species of Candida genus can colonize the skin as well as the mucous membrane of the vagina and the digestive tract for short or long periods. Depending on the host's immunological state and the yeast's ...
Human platelets antigens influence the viral load of platelets after the interaction of the platelets with HCV and HIV in vitro
(Soc Brasileira Medicina Tropical, 2016-07-01)
Introduction: In this study, we evaluated hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) - platelet interactions in vitro as well as human platelets antigen (HPA) polymorphisms. Methods: Platelets were ...
Immunopathogenic Aspects of Infection by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus in Venezuela
(PAHO Bulletin, 2015)
Is human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome decreasing among Brazilian injection drug users? Recent findings and how to interpret them
(Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 2005)
We briefly review findings from Brazilian settings where the human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) epidemic among injection drug users (IDUs) seems to be decreasing, highlighting recent ...
Interleukin-18 and interferon-gamma polymorphisms in Brazilian human immunodeficiency virus-1-infected patients presenting with lipodystrophy syndrome
Cytokines play important roles in the pathogenesis of lipodystrophy syndrome (LS). Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) at positions -607(C/A) and -137(C/G) in the promoter region of the interleukin-18 (IL-18) gene and ...
Correlates of human immunodeficiency virus cervicovaginal shedding among postmenopausal and fertile-aged women
(LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINSPHILADELPHIA, 2012)
Objective: The aims of this study were to compare the intensity of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-RNA genital shedding among postmenopausal (PM) and fertile-aged (F) women and to investigate the association between ...