Journal of
AIDS and HIV Research

  • Abbreviation: J. AIDS HIV Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2359
  • DOI: 10.5897/JAHR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 297

Table of Content: August 2015; 7(7)

August 2015

Gingival status: An indicator of disease progression and its correlation with the immunologic profile in HIV-infected children on antiretroviral therapy

To determine the gingival health of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected children and how it correlates to CD4 percentages in vertically infected children with HIV undergoing combination antiretroviral therapy. Two hundred and fifteen HIV positive children on antiretroviral therapy, of both sexes from seven to fifteen years old were evaluated for their gingival status using the Gingival Index. Children were...

Author(s): Beena, J. P.

August 2015

The association of layered stigma and sympathy toward persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Puerto Rico

To assess the levels of sympathy expressed toward various persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) associated with different target groups and to identify the factors associated with sympathy expressed toward various types of PLWHA. Data were collected from 832 HIV-negative female residents of public housing in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Less sympathy was expressed toward drug-using PLWHA when compared to normative contracted...

Author(s): Lisa R. Norman

August 2015

Human papillomavirus infections in HIV: A review

The interaction between human papilloma virus (HPV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), both sexually transmitted infections appears to be related to the alteration in cell-mediated immunity in HIV infected persons. Linkage studies of HIV/AIDs and cancer registries have indicated a 2 to 22 fold increase in cervical cancer in HIV positive women compared to HIV negative women. Data on the prevalence of HPV types in...

Author(s): Rajesh Gupta,  Preety Gupta and Shivani Gupta