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Editors: Lawrence B. Kendow
Book Description:
Acquired immune deficiency syndrome or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS or Aids) is a set of symptoms and infections resulting from the damage to the human immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). This condition progressively reduces the effectiveness of the immune system and leaves individuals susceptible to opportunistic infections and tumors. HIV is transmitted through direct contact of a mucous membrane or the bloodstream with a bodily fluid containing HIV, such as blood, semen, vaginal fluid, preseminal fluid, and breast milk.This transmission can involve anal, vaginal or oral sex, blood transfusion, contaminated hypodermic needles, exchange between mother and baby during pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding, or other exposure to one of the above bodily fluids.This book presents new and important research in the field from around the globe.

Table of Contents:
Preface

Safe And Effective HIV Vaccines Since 1999;pp. 1-86
(Jeremiah O. A. Abalaka-Medicrest Specialist Hospital, Abuja Nigeria)

AIDS: A Mucosal Approach To A Mucosal Infection;pp. 87-115
(Lesley Ann Bergmeier, The London Queen Mary's School Of Medicine And Dentistry,London)

Transmission of HIV From Dendritic Cells To CD4+ T Cells: A Promising Target for Vaccination and Therapeutic Intervention;pp. 117-128
(Yasuko Tsunetusug-Yokota, National Institute of Infectious Diseases,Japan)

The Globalization-AIDS-Poverty Syndrome in Africa;pp. 129-151
(Padraig Carmody, University of Dublin, Ireland, Glen Elder, The University Of Vermont)

Youth Sexuality In The Context Of HIV/AIDS In South Africa;pp. 153-239
(Karl Peltzer, Supa Promtussananon, Teresa-All B. Mashego, University of Limpopo,Sovenga)

Vitamin E in The Context Of HIV Disease: Current Knowledge And Perspectives;pp. 241-269
(Giovana Lotici Baggio, Celso Spada, Federal University of Santa Catarina,Brazil)

CCR5 gene expression and polymorphism as potential prognostic markers of the outcome of allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation;pp. 271-299
(Katarzyna Bogunia-Kubik - Institute of Immunology and Experimental Therapy, Wroclaw, Poland)

Emerging roles of SDF-1a-Cxcr4 axis in vertebrate development;pp. 301-312
(Vladimir Korzh, Shang-Wei Chong - Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology)

Index

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2008, 4th quarter
   Pages: 344 pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-60692-074-9
   Status: AV
  
Status Code Description
AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
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