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Biology of AIDS HIV Disease Progression WHY DO YOU NEED A CASE DEFINITION FOR THE DISEASE? WHAT ARE THE BASICS OF THIS DEFINITION? WHY WAS THIS NOT GOOD ENOUGH? WHAT IS THE CURRENT CASE DEFINITION? WHAT ARE THOSE OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS? HIV- related OI’s vary worldwide although the course of infection is very similar. Basically, infection with HIV is followed by seroconversion and progressive destruction of CD4+ cells.
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BASIC STATISTICS Average time (untreated) to disease in US and developed countries : Basic idea: as CD4 cells decrease and viral loads increase disease progresses TWO BASIC CLASSIFICATION SCHEMES CDC Classification System vs. Walter Reed Classification System Why two? Because AIDS patients are a subgroup of HIV-infected individuals who may not have any of the syndromes, CDC created a multi-layered structure.
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Unformatted text preview: What’s up with Walter? Clinical Incubation, Clinical Latency and Advancement to Disease: FOUR STAGES OF HIV DISEASE Acute Infection Stage: Primary infection Activity of HIV during acute infection Activity of Immune System Opportunistic Infections Symptoms Treatment Asymptomatic Phase: Activity of HIV Activity of Immune System Opportunistic Infections Symptoms (few) Treatment Early HIV Disease: Activity of HIV Activity of Immune System Opportunistic Infections Symptoms Treatment Advanced HIV Disease (AIDS): Activity of HIV Activity of Immune System Opportunistic Infections Other complications CAUSE OF DEATH IN HIV DISEASE HOW LONG CAN YOU LIVE WITH HIV? WHAT DETERMINES WHERE YOU MAY FALL?...
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This note was uploaded on 07/24/2009 for the course BIO 80J taught by Professor Zavenelli during the Winter '08 term at UCSC.

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