In this lesson, our instructor Catherine Carpenter gives an introduction on HIV and AIDS. She explains what they are and the difference, transmission, adult HIV prevalence in 2012, counts of AIDS cases, the HIV retrovirus, life cycle of the HIV virus, viral load and immune cell, evolution of HIV and AIDS, immunodeficiency and development of opportunistic infections, opportunistic fungal disease, pneumocystis pneumonia, and Kaposi Sarcoma.
Definition of viral infection and disease condition
Transmission of HIV virus
Worldwide HIV prevalence; AIDS cases in U.S.
Pathogenicity of HIV/AIDS
Reverse transcription, life cycle, and immunity
Immunodeficiency and Opportunistic Infections
Opportunistic fungal diseases
TB and HIV co-infection
HIV Prevalence in Young Adult Women from India
Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.
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