Mark T. McNally, PhD
McNally M.; HIV and the Pathogenesis of AIDS. Ann Intern Med. 1998;129:919. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-129-11_Part_1-199812010-00026
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1998;129(11_Part_1):919.
HIV and the Pathogenesis of AIDS; 2nd edition. Levy JA. 588 pages. Washington, DC: American Society for Microbiology; 1998. $56.95. ISBN 1555811221. Order phone 202-737-1600.
Field of medicine: Infectious disease, immunology, and viral oncology.
Format: Softcover book.
Audience: Medical and graduate students, scientists engaged in HIV and AIDS research, and health care providers.
Purpose: To provide a current overview of the rapidly changing field of HIV disease, with particular emphasis on basic and clinical scientific advances made since the first edition was published in 1994.
Content: The book distills the vast literature on HIV and AIDS that has accumulated in the past 4 years and places it in context with earlier work. An introductory chapter discusses the first description of AIDS and the discovery of HIV; other chapters address pathogenesis, the immune response to HIV, carcinogenesis, antiviral therapies, and vaccine development. Appendices include clinical categories and case definitions of AIDS. The reference section is exhaustive.
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