Tag: "hiv" at medical news
Primate bushmeat : Populations exposed to simian immunodeficiency viruses
...gging concessions, or kept as pets were tested for hiv
cross-reactive antibodies. Strong serological reaction, indicating infection by an SIV, was found in 16.6% of the monkeys sampled. Out of 16 species, 13 were infected. Four of these had previously not been identified as carriers of the virus. Moreove...
American Thoracic Society journal news tips for August (first issue)
...nificantly improved survival in intensive care for hiv
patients A patient infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) who is admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) in this era of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has a markedly improved survival rate. The survival rate to hospital di...