HIV 101 Commentary Notes

HIV 101 Commentary Notes - What happens over a period of...

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HIV 101 Commentary Notes/Curt Beall 02/10/2007 23:54:00 Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation SAAR 39 million worldwide are living with the virus o 25 million have died o In the US, almost 450,000 died o 50% of all new infections are people 23 and younger How is it transferred? Sex Blood transfusion Breast milk Drug use Semen Vaginal fluid Saliva o In order for it be transmitted, there needs to be a high concentration 5 Certain condition to get HIV Someone has to contain HIV Someone has to get the HIV Somehow there needs to be a portal for the HIV One of the fluids has to be present Activity that is available for the exchange of HIV One can re-effect themselves with HIV
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Unformatted text preview: What happens over a period of time,, everyone has 800-1500 T cells per mL of blood Peopole containing AIDS have T Cells lower than 200 or 2 oppotubistic infections Symptoms T-cells start to attack virus 2 weeks after, flu, high fever] In 1995, AIDS cocktail made DAY 2 HIV 24 years, AIDS for 17 years, found out @ age 29 Went on AZT, in 1990 Created a resistance against AIDS meds Dr. Ho created AIDS cocktail in 1995, combination of 3 pills If one goes off the drugs, the immune system will get more severly attacked Doctor appointments monthly o Blood work every 3 months 02/10/2007 23:54:00 02/10/2007 23:54:00...
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course INDV 102 taught by Professor Polakowski during the Fall '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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