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: 271

Table of Content: January 2011; 3(1)

January 2011

Are HIV positive women who have sex with women (WSW) an unrecognized and neglected HIV risk group in South Africa?

South Africa is home to the largest population of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). Of this population gender non-conforming women like women who have sex with women (WSW) remain undocumented. This study is an attempt to fill this information gap as it describes the demographic, health and sexual behaviours of 72 HIV positive WSW. The data indicate that WSW are not protected from HIV because of their same sex...

Author(s): Allanise Cloete, Nadia Sanger and Leickness C. Simbayi

  • Article Number: AD7D2E02260

January 2010

Upregulation of interleukin-27 expression is correlated with higher CD4+ T cell counts in treatment of naive human immunodeficiency virus-infected Chinese

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is a major global health problem and causes a huge number of deaths each year. Interleukin-27 (IL-27), which is composed of Epstein Barr virus-induced gene 3 (EBI3) protein and p28 protein, inhibits HIV replication in vitro. However, the status of IL27 and its relationship with CD4+ T cell counts in vivo in treatment-naïve HIV infected individuals has not...

Author(s): Lai He#, Jin Zhao,#, Yong-Xia Gan, Lin Chen and Ming-Liang He,

  • Article Number: 90C8E332282

January 2011

Decrement table and the estimation of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) mortality rate with an application to hemophilia-associated acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)

The human immunodeficiency virus/ acquired immune deficiency syndrome(HIV/AIDS) epidemic represents the most serious public health problem in India. There is no denial of the enormity of the problem. The available surveillance data clearly indicates that HIV is prevalent in almost all parts of the country. Hence, knowledge of HIV incidence is important to formulate sensible strategies aimed at controlling the...

Author(s): Gurprit Grover and Dulumoni Das

  • Article Number: BAC02052303

January 2011

Association of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) preventive information, motivation, self-efficacy and depression with sexual risk behaviors among male freelance laborers

The waves of rural-urban migration are increasingly growing in many developing countries, including Vietnam. This migratory process, whether voluntary or not, may result in the spread of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection to both those who migrate and those who receive migrants. Coupled with this process, is the experience of depression that may facilitate risk behaviors for HIV. However, there has...

Author(s): Nguyen Van Huy, Michael P. Dunne, Joseph Debattista, Nguyen Tran Hien,and Dao Thi Minh An

  • Article Number: DC212C72317