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ANTIBODY TESTS

            

Negative AIDS cases

                         

ICL

                                                    General
                                                    Risk group
                         

Non ICL

                                                    Africa
                                                    AIDS diseases
                                                    Babies
                                                    General
                                                    KS
                                                    Malaria
                                                    NHL
                                                    Pneumonia
                                                    AIDS diseases
                                                    Tuberculosis
            

Seroconversion after immuno-deficiency

                         

Non risk-group

                                                    general
                                                    weight loss
                         

Risk group

                                                    Homosexuals
                                                    Africa
                                                    IDU
            

Unreliability

                         

False positive

                                                    Africa
                                                    Amphetamine
                                                    Animals
                                                    Antibodies/illness
                                                    Babies
                                                    Blood transfusion
                                                    Candidiasis
                                                    Cocaine
                                                    Different standards
                                                    General
                                                    Hemophilia/Factor VIII
                                                    HIV + babies from HIV - mothers
                                                    Indeterminate
                                                    Interpretation
                                                    Low/high risk
                                                    Malaria
                                                    Oxidative stress
                                                    Pregnancy
                                                    STDs
                                                    Tuberculosis
                         

Lack of gold standard

                                                    General

CD4+ COUNTS

            

Alternative causes of depletion

                         

Non physical stress

                                                    End of cigarette smoking
                                                    Physical training
                                                    Pregnancy
                                                    Sunlight
                         

Physical stress

                                                    Burns
                                                    Illness
                                                    STDs
                                                    Trauma
            

Inconsistent surrogate marker

                         

Correlation with health

                                                    Clinical outcome
                                                    Low CD4+ without immunodeficiency
                         

Counting reliability

                                                    Effect of HAART
                                                    General
                         

Standards

                                                    Africans
                                                    Indians
                                                    Pregnant women
                                                    Normal range

CO-FACTORS

            

Antibiotics

                         

Bactrim

                                                    Bone marrow suppression
                                                    Lymphocytopenia
                                                    Pneumonia
                                                    Thrombocytopenia
                         

General

                                                    Candidiasis
                                                    Immuno-deficiency
                                                    NHL
            

AZT/PIs

                         

AIDS symptoms

                                                    Bone marrow suppression
                                                    Cancer
                                                    Cryptosporidiosis
                                                    Cytomegalovirus
                                                    Dementia
                                                    Diarrhea
                                                    General
                                                    Immuno-deficiency
                                                    Lymphocytopenia
                                                    mycobacterial infection
                                                    NHL
                                                    PCP
                                                    Wasting syndrome
                                                    Wasting syndrome / myopathy
                         

Survival

                                                    LTNPs
                                                    General
            

Blood transfusion

                         

AIDS symptoms

                                                    General
                                                    NHL
                                                    OIs
                                                    PCP
                                                    Immuno-deficiency
            

Glucocorticoids

                         

AIDS symptoms

                                                    Candidiasis
                                                    KS
                                                    Lymphocytopenia
                                                    NHL
                                                    OIs
                                                    PCP
                         

Treatment of AIDS risk groups

                                                    Blood transfusions (anemia & AZT patients)
                                                    Treatment of AIDS
                                                    Treatment of asthma (cocaine abusers)
                                                    Treatment of cancer
                                                    Treatment of dyspnea/pneumonia (cocaine abusers)
                                                    Treatment of hemophilia
                                                    Treatment of lymphoma
                                                    Treatment of toxoplasmosis
                                                    Treatment of tuberculosis
                                                    Treatment of hemophilia
                                                    Treatment of hepato-encephalopathy (alcoholics)
                                                    Treatment of joint problems (hemophiliacs, staphilococcus+gonorrhoeae infected patients)
                                                    Treatment of KS
                                                    Treatment of PCP
                                                    Treatment of peripheral neuropathy (alcoholics and heroin abusers)
                                                    Treatment of pulmonary fibrosis (cocaine and heroin abusers)
                                                    Treatment of thrombocytopenia (sulfa antibiotic users and alcoholics)
            

Hemophilia / factor VIII

                         

AIDS symptoms

                                                    Immuno-deficiency
                                                    Lymphocytopenia
                                                    Pneumonia
                                                    Thrombocytopenia
                                                    Tuberculosis
                         

Non AIDS symptoms

                                                    Foreign proteins
            

Malnutrition

                         

AIDS symptoms

                                                    Candidiasis
                                                    Diarrhea
                                                    Lymphocytopenia
                                                    OIs
                                                    PCP
                                                    Pneumonia
                                                    Tuberculosis
                         

Immuno-deficiency

                                                    Babies (fetal malnutrition)
                                                    Cortisol levels
                                                    Micronutrient (vitamins…) deficiency
                                                    Protein caloric malnutrition
            

Multiple infections

                         

Africa

                                                    General
                                                    Malaria
                         

Homosexuals

                                                    Gay bowel syndrome
                                                    STDs
                                                    Syphilis
                                                    Viruses
            

Recreational drugs

                         

Alcohol

                                                    Cancer
                                                    Dementia
                                                    Immuno-deficiency
                                                    Lymphocytopenia
                                                    Pneumonia
                                                    Thrombocytopenia
                                                    Wasting syndrome
                         

Amphetamine

                                                    General
                                                    Lymphocytopenia
                                                    NHL
                         

Babies

                                                    Candidiasis
                                                    Dementia
                                                    General
                                                    Growth
                                                    Immuno-deficiency
                         

Cigarette

                                                    Candidiasis
                                                    hairy leukoplakia
                                                    Immuno-deficiency
                                                    NHL
                                                    PCP
                                                    Pneumonia
                         

Cocaine

                                                    Cortisol levels
                                                    Dementia
                                                    General
                                                    Immuno-deficiency
                                                    Lymphocytopenia
                                                    NHL
                                                    Oxidative stress
                                                    Pneumonia
                         

Drug Epidemic

                                                    Amphetamine
                                                    Cocaine
                                                    General
                                                    Heroin
                                                    Nitrites
                                                    Sex distribution
                         

General

                                                    Dementia
                                                    Diarrhea
                                                    Immuno-deficiency
                                                    Lymphocytopenia
                                                    Oxidative stress
                                                    General
                                                    Night sweats
                                                    PCP
                                                    Pneumonia
                                                    Survival
                                                    Tuberculosis
                                                    Wasting syndrome
                         

Heroin

                                                    Anemia
                                                    Candidiasis
                                                    Immuno-deficiency
                                                    Dementia
                                                    Diarrhea
                                                    Immuno-deficiency
                                                    Lymphocytopenia
                                                    NHL
                                                    Night sweats
                                                    Pneumonia
                                                    Thrombocytopenia
                                                    Tuberculosis
                                                    Wasting syndrome
                         

Marijuana

                                                    Immuno-deficiency
                                                    Lymphocytopenia
                         

Nitrites

                                                    AIDS symptoms
                                                    Cancer
                                                    Dementia
                                                    General
                                                    Immuno-deficiency
                                                    KS
                                                    Lymphocytopenia
                                                    NHL
            

Semen exposure

                         

Anal sex

                                                    Immuno-deficiency
                                                    Lymphocytopenia
            

Stress

                         

Cortisol mediated

                                                    AIDS symptoms
                                                    Immuno-deficiency
                                                    General
                                                    Immuno-deficiency
                                                    Lymphocytopenia
                         

Oxidative stress

                                                    General
                                                    HIV
                         

Psychological stress

                                                    Candidiasis
                                                    Immuno-deficiency
                                                    Giving up
                                                    Dementia
                                                    Immuno-deficiency
                                                    Lymphocytopenia
                                                    Nocebo effect
                                                    Progression to AIDS
                                                    Social support
                                                    Wasting syndrome

EPIDEMIOLOGY

            

Non sexual transmission

                         

Factor VIII / hemophilia

                                                    AIDS
                                                    Infectivity of factor VIII
                         

Infection via needle

                                                    Occupational transmission
                                                    IDU
            

Sexual transmission

                         

Heterosexual intercourse

                                                    Africa
                                                    Asia
                                                    Developed countries
                                                    Hemophiliac partners
                                                    Oral sex
                                                    Sexual behavior comparison
                         

Homosexual intercourse

                                                    Anal sex
            

Statistics

                         

AIDS

                                                    AIDS definitions
                                                    Estimated figures
                                                    Failed predictions
                                                    Inconsistent figures
                                                    Orphans
                                                    PCP overdiagnosis
                                                    Registration of cases
                                                    Risk groups diseases
                                                    Untested aids cases
                         

HIV

                                                    Failed predictions
                                                    HIV policies
                                                    Inconsistent figures
                                                    Seroprevalence

HIV

            

Etiology

                         

CD4+ suppression

                                                    Differences between risk groups
                                                    General
                         

Viral load

                                                    Correlation with co-culture
            

Isolation

                         

Antigen test

                                                    Uncorrelation with antibody tests
                                                    Uncorrelation with viral load tests
                         

Difficulty in isolating HIV

                                                    General
                                                    Retrovirus particles
                                                    Reverse transcriptase

HIV DRUGS

            

AZT/PIs

                         

Ineffectiveness

                                                    Disease progression
                                                    Failure
                                                    Giving up
                                                    Lack of specificity
                                                    Lymphocytopenia
                                                    Perinatal transmission
                                                    Viral load
                         

Side effects

                                                    Abortions
                                                    Anemia
                                                    Atherosclerosis
                                                    Avascular necrosis
                                                    Causes of death
                                                    Children
                                                    Diabete
                                                    General
                                                    Granulocytopenia
                                                    heart attack / hyperlipidemia
                                                    Hit early doctrine
                                                    Hyperglycemia
                                                    Hyperlactatemia
                                                    Hypersensitivity
                                                    Hyperthyroidism
                                                    General
                                                    Kidney stones
                                                    Lipodystrophy
                                                    Liver toxicity
                                                    Myalgia
                                                    Nausea
                                                    Neutropenia
                                                    Oral warts
                                                    Osteo-porosis/penia/necrosis/ bone density
                                                    Pancreatitis
                                                    Pregnant women
                                                    General
            

Bactrim

                         

Side effects

                                                    General
            

Interleukin-2

                         

Side effects

                                                    General
                                                    Hyperlactatemia
            

Nevirapine

                         

Side effects

                                                    General
                                                    Liver toxicity
                                                    General
                                                    Skin rash
            

Polypharmacy

                         

Side effects

                                                    Children
                                                    General
                                                    Overdosage

NIAID PAPER : HIV CAUSES AIDS

            

Africa

                         

Etiology

                                                    Monkey aids
                         

HIV-mortality

                                                    Tanzanian study
                                                    Timaeus study
                                                    Ugandan study
                         

Origin

                                                    Monkey aids
                         

Perinatal transmission

                                                    Nevirapine study
            

Developed countries

                         

Drug-AIDS connection

                                                    AIDS babies
                                                    Gay males : San Francisco study
                                                    Gay males : Vancouver study
                                                    IV drug abuse
                                                    Mice studies (nitrites)
                         

Hemophilia / factor VIII

                                                    Darby study
                                                    studies finding no relation between purity FVIII concentrates and immuno-deficiency
                         

Survival with AZT/PIs

                                                    Cameron study
                                                    AZT trials
                                                    Fischl study
                                                    Hammer study
                                                    Palella & Hogg studies
                                                    Statistics
                                                    Study designs
            

General

                         

Survival with AZT/PIs

                                                    Lack of proofs
                                                    Placebo effect

POLITICO-SOCIO-ECONOMICO

            

Funding

                         

AIDS money

                                                    Africa
                                                    General
                         

AIDS / other diseases

                                                    Developed countries
                                                    Africa
                                                    World
                         

Scientific bias

                                                    Drug hypothesis
                                                    General
                                                    HIV drug studies
            

Poverty

                         

Africa

                                                    Increasing poverty
                         

Developed countries

                                                    Social status
            

Lobbying

                         

HIV drugs

                                                    FDA approval
                         

Propaganda

                                                    Anti-dissident
                                                    Patient advocacy grop
                         

Media coverage

                                                    CDC's scare campaign
                                                    Lack of research

TREATMENT

            

Alternative treatments

                         

African medicine

                                                    METRAFAIDS
                         

Antioxidants supplementation

                                                    Diethyl dithiocarbonate
                                                    General
                                                    Glutamine/glutathione/cysteine/selenium
                                                    General
                                                    Zinc
                         

Hormones supplementation

                                                    DHEAS levels
                         

Vitamins supplementation

                                                    General
            

Hiv drugs beneficial effects

                         

AZT/PIs

                                                    Candidiasis
                                                    DHEAS levels
                                                    Fever
                                                    Ois
                                                    Oxidative stress
                                                    PCP

VIRAL LOAD

            

False viral load

                         

Causes

                                                    Cocaine
                                                    HSV
                                                    Intestinal worm
                                                    Malaria
                                                    Opiates
                                                    Pneumonia
                                                    STDs
                         

Inconsistency with antibody tests

                                                    Babies
                                                    DNA
                                                    General
                                                    RNA
            

Inconsistent surrogate marker

                         

Correlation with CD4+ counts

                                                    General
                         

Correlation with health

                                                    Difference / sex
                                                    General
                                                    LTNPs