Archives of Infections and Immunity

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Archives of Infections and Immunity

Name : Pingtao Tang
University : GWU School of Health Sciences

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    Central Neurological Effects during HIV Infection

    Besides the therapeutic success that allowed a significant decrease in mortality and morbidity related to HIV infection since the introduction of antiretroviral therapy (ART)Published Date: August 16, 2018, complications are potentially serious or even fatal. Neurological manifestations are one of these severities. They are frequent, varied, sometimes…

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    Zangir-Zani as a mode of Hepatitis B transmission: Case Report

    India has over 40 million HBV carriers and accounts for 10–15% of the entire pool of HBV carriers of the world. Of the 25 million infants born every year in India, it is estimated that over 1 million run the lifetime risk of developing chronic Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) infection. A meta-analysis of the prevalence of HBV had estimated that the point-prevalence…

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    Gender Inequality and HIV Vulnerability in Plateau State, Nigeria

    The pattern of HIV infection in sub-Saharan Africa has been observed to be different from most other countries. This is due to the fact that heterosexual relations remain the major mode of transmission leading to the feminization of the epidemic in the region. Marriage has been described as a major risk factor for women, while young girls involved…

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PubMed Indexed Articles

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    Transcriptional Regulation of the First Cell Fate Decision

    During early embryogenesis, the totipotent single cell zygote undergoes a sequence of cell divisions accompanied by distinct cellular, molecular, and epigenetic changes. This leads to blastocysts that develop according to the cell fates of partitioning cells. These cells develop into three morphologically distinct lineages by the late blastocyst stage…

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    Newborn Hearing Screenings in Human Immunodeficiency Virus- Exposed Uninfected Infants

    Perinatal HIV infection and congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection may increase the risk for hearing loss. We examined 1,435 infants enrolled in the Surveillance Monitoring of ART Toxicities (SMARTT) study of the Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study (PHACS) network, a prospective study of the safety of in utero antiretroviral (ARV) exposures. We determined…

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    Health Literacy and Education Predict Nutrient Quality of Diet of Socioeconomically Diverse, Urban Adults

    Health literacy is defined as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions”. To be health literate, comprehensions as well as numeracy are needed. Health numeracy is defined as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity…

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