New PDF release: ANAC's Core Curriculum for HIV AIDS in Nursing, Third

By Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC)

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Preventing the sexual transmission of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS: What you should know about oral sex. HIV/AIDS. Atlanta, GA: Author. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2006a). Fact sheet: HIV/AIDS among women who have sex with women. Atlanta, GA: Author. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2006b). Revised recommendations for HIV testing of adults, adolescents, and pregnant women in health-care settings. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 55(RR-14), 1–17.

A) Understanding the biological and/or social bases of this association may help develop interventions that could complement programs to prevent mother-tochild HIV transmission (PMCT), such as adult HIV treatment services targeting childbearing women both preconception and antenatally. (i) Impact of maternal immunosuppression, advanced disease progression, and/or opportunistic illnesses on unborn and newborns is substantial. (ii) Reduced passive immunity from transplacental and cord blood, and nutrient and micronutrient deficiencies in breast milk may diminish infant’s capacity to fight common infections.

B) HIV-1 comprises three distinct virus groups: M, N, and O. (c) M is the predominant (main) group, and it consists of 11 clades. These subtypes are denoted A through K. (2) HIV type 2 (HIV-2) (a) HIV-2 is primarily localized to Western Africa. (b) There are eight groups of HIV-2, denoted A through H. qxd:ANAC 24 CHAPTER 1 6/12/09 7:34 AM Page 24 HIV INFECTION, TRANSMISSION, AND PREVENTION (3) Simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) and feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV): animal retroviruses that are linked to AIDS-like disease in Asian macaques and domestic cats, respectively.

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