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Unformatted text preview: 1. Weight loss (HIV wasting syndrome, Table 4.8) 2. Chronic diarrhea 3. Persistent low grade fever 4. Fatigue/night sweats E. AIDS – chronic illness, characterized with one or more infectious diseases or other organ dysfunctions [CD4+ T cell count <200/ L of blood] (pgs. 105 – 116) 1. AIDS dementia (HIV encephalopathy, Table 4.9) 2. HIV nephropathy (kidney failure) 3. Kaposi’s sarcoma [Fig. 4.5] 4. Selected opportunistic pathogens/diseases [Table 4.10] - Pneumocystis pneumonia [Fig. 4.6] - toxoplasmosis - cryptosporidiosis - cryptococcis - candidiasis - cytomegalovirus (CMV) diseases - tuberculosis III. Other medical classification systems [you do not need to memorize the specifics of these] A. CDC classification: Stages I, II, III, and IV [Table 4.6] B. Walter Reed Classification system [Table 4.7] IV. Review: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10 – 13, 15...
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2010 for the course BIO 307D taught by Professor Moore during the Fall '09 term at University of Texas.
- Fall '09