Lymphocyte status of lymph node and blood in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-related complex
AIDS is not synonymous with HIV infection or with such terms as pre-AIDS and AIDS-related complex
(ARC) or syndromes.
Research conducted on the three stages of HIV-related illness (asymptomatic, AIDS-related complex
, and AIDS) shows that patients in the first two stages experience significantly higher levels of depression, mood disturbance, and anxiety than do those patients with AIDS.
Many legal scholars agree that the Arline decision foreshadows a similar conclusion with regard to employees who have AIDS and AIDS-related complex
, especially where physical symptoms or actual impairment are manifested.
According to the Partnership for the Homeless, of the more than 90,000 homeless people in New York City, up to 8,000 have AIDS or AIDS-related complex
Survey Response Rate and Number of Patients with Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) or AIDS-Related Complex
(ARC), by County Group, 1988 to address the following issues: (1) manpower and service
Experimental treatment with a combination of ultraviolet radiation and a light-activated drug appears to have bolstered the immune systems of a few people with AIDS-related complex
(ARC), according to a new report.
Laws of nine states assure persons with AIDS or AIDS-related complex
and AIDS carriers of confidential treatment of medical or epidemiologic information or records held or maintained by a state agency, health care provider or facility, physician, laboratory, blood bank, or third-party payer (California, Colorado, Hawaii, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Rhode Island, and Texas).
Despite the rapid spread of AIDS and the overall increase a family physicians who have managed AIDS, family physicians were not managing any patients with AIDS or AIDS-related complex
(ARC) in 17 of the 51 counties reporting cases.
Research described in June at the Sixth International Conference on AIDS suggests a recent surge of B-cell lymphoma cases among people with long-standing symptoms of AIDS or its precursor, AIDS-related complex
Articles in the scientific literature have documented that the human immunodeficiency virus, found in patients with AIDS and AIDS-related complex
, can be isolated from blood, semen, tears, saliva, breast milk, vaginal secretions, organs, and cerebrospinal fluid.
1 As this number continues to grow, more primary care physicians are going to be caring for HIV-infected individuals, AIDS-related complex
(ARC) patients, and AIDS patients, as well as family members of such groups.