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: 283

Table of Content: July 2017; 9(7)

July 2017

The role of IgG, IgA and IgM as immunological markers of HIV/AIDS progression

Patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection exhibit a generalized, non-HIV-specific polyclonal B-cell activation resulting in hypergammaglobulinemia of all immunoglobulin isotypes as well as increased production of HIV-specific IgG and IgM. These immunoglobulins have the potential to be used as markers for monitoring the progression of HIV infection. With the inherent challenges of cost and convenience in...

Author(s): Onifade, A. A., Ojerinde, A. O., Emeka, G. J., Agbedana and Oluogun, W. A.

July 2017

Childbearing intentions among sexually active HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected female adolescents in South Africa

Women of reproductive age account for nearly half of all HIV-infected people worldwide. Childbearing intention among HIV-infected women is complicated by social and reproductive concerns related to their HIV status. We conducted a cross-sectional study of HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected sexually active South African women aged 17 to 21 in order to compare their childbearing intentions and to identify predictors of the...

Author(s): David H. Adler, Beau Abar, Thola Bennie, Rokhsanna Sadeghi and Linda-Gail Bekker