Indian J Med Res 121(4), April 2005 : 209-620

CONTENTS

HIV/AIDS

Guest Editor : Dr Robert C. Bollinger

EDITORIALS

IJMR Special Issue on HIV/AIDS: Editorial Overview
Robert C. Bollinger 

TRIPS, patents & HIV/AIDS drugs
K. Satyanarayana 

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Detection of Enterocytozoon bieneusi (Microsporidia) by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) using species-specific primer in stool samples of HIV patients
S. Satheesh Kumar, S. Ananthan & A.G. Joyee 

Serum neopterin levels in HIV infected patients with & without tuberculosis
Chandra Immanuel, Lalitha Victor, K. Silambu Chelvi, C. Padmapriyadarsini,
Fathima Rehman, Sheik Iliayas & Soumya Swaminathan 

Subtype & cytokine profiles of HIV infected individuals from south India
S. Ramalingam, R. Kannangai, T.S. Vijayakumar, D. Mathai, O.C. Abraham,
 
S. Subramanian, P. Rupali, M.V. Jesudason & G. Sridharan 

Drug resistance pattern of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in seropositive and seronegative HIV-TB patients in Pune, India
Mycal Pereira, Srikanth Tripathy, Vikas Inamdar, K. Ramesh,Manoj Bhavsar, Amruta Date, Rajshekar Iyyer, Anand Acchammachary,
Sanjay Mehendale & Arun Risbud

REVIEW ARTICLES

A. Biology of HIV

Immunopathogenesis of HIV infection
Ramesh S. Paranjape 

HAART & the molecular biology of AIDS dementia complex
Nitin K. Saksena & Theresa K. Smit 

HIV-1 viral protein R (Vpr) & host cellular responses
Richard Yuqi Zhao, Michael Bukrinsky & Robert T. Elder

Impact of genetic diversity of HIV-1 on diagnosis, antiretroviral therapy & vaccine development
Renu B. Lal, Sekhar Chakrabarti & Chunfu Yang 

Biology of the HIV Nef protein
Suman Ranjan Das & Shahid Jameel 

Molecular epidemiology of HIV
A.J. Kandathil, S. Ramalingam, R. Kannangai, Shoba David & G. Sridharan 

Low-cost monitoring of HIV infected individuals on higly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in developing countries
Pachamuthu Balakrishnan, Suniti Solomon, Nagalingeswaran Kumarasamy &
 
Kenneth H. Mayer

B. Epidemiology

HIV/AIDS epidemic in India: risk factors, risk behaviour & strategies for prevention & control
Sheela Godbole & Sanjay Mehendale 

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) & sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
Arun Risbud 

C. Clinical Studies

Clinical profile of HIV in India
N. Kumarasamy, Snigdha Vallabhaneni, Timothy P. Flanigan,
Kenneth H. Mayer &
Suniti Solomon

Progress in diagnosis of opportunistic infections in HIV/AIDS
Uma Banerjee 

Diagnosis & management of leishmania/HIV co-infection
P.K. Sinha, K. Pandey & S.K. Bhattacharya 

Preventive therapy for tuberculosis in HIV infected individuals
C. Padmapriyadarsini & Soumya Swaminathan 

Hepatitis B & hepatitis C in HIV-infection
Shyam Kottilil, Julia O. Jackson & Michael A. Polis

HIV & psychiatric disorders
Prabha S. Chandra, Geetha Desai & Sanjeev Ranjan 

Neuropathology of HIV/AIDS with an overview of the Indian scene
S.K. Shankar, Anita Mahadevan, P. Satishchandra, R.Uday Kumar,
T.C. Yasha, 
Vani Santosh, A. Chandramuki, V. Ravi & Avindra Nath

Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV - An overview
Rashid H. Merchant, Mamatha M. Lala 

Preparing for efficacy trials of vaginal microbicides in Indian women
Smita Joshi, Suniti Solomon, Kenneth Mayer & Sanjay Mehendale

Application of laboratory methods for estimation of HIV-1 incidence
Bharat S. Parekh & J. Steven McDougal 

HIV testing technologies after two decades of evolution
Niel T. Constantine & Holly Zink 

CD4+ T cell count as a tool to monitor HIV progression & anti-retroviral therapy
Kovit Pattanapanyasat & Madhuri R. Thakar 

HIV-TB co-infection: Epidemiology, diagnosis & management
S.K. Sharma, Alladi Mohan & Tamilarasu Kadhiravan

D. Prevention

AIDS vaccine development: Perspectives, challenges & hopes
Jean-Louis Excler 

E. Social Behaviroural, Ethical Issues

HIV/AIDS epidemic in India: An economic perspective
Ajay Mahal & Bhargavi Rao

Ethical issues in HIV/AIDS research
Vasantha Muthuswamy 

F. Web Watch

Some Web-based Resources for HIV/AIDS
Anju Sharma & N.C. Jain 

Some Forthcoming Scientific Events

Announcement 

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