International Journal of

Virology and AIDSISSN: 2469-567X

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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-567X/1510079

Antibody Response to SARS-CoV-2 in HIV Patients Co-Infected with COVID-19

Rumpa Saha, Alpana Raizada, Pooja Dewan, Kirti Nirmal, Vikas Saini, Amir Maroof Khan, Narender Singh Mogha, Shweta Jain, Sunil Gomber and Narender Pal Singh

Article Type: Original Research | First Published: October 30, 2021

As the spike protein of the SARS-CoV-2 envelope has been shown to be highly immunogenic and is the main target for neutralizing antibodies, the present pilot study aimed to evaluate the IgG antibody response to SARS-CoV-2 spike protein in HIV seropositive patients coinfected with COVID 19. This cohort study was carried out in Delhi with HIV seropositive patients infected with COVID -19 whose 6 consecutive blood samples were collected after a gap of every 15 days starting at day 20 post Covid-19 ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-567X/1510078

Structural Racism and HIV Risk: Low African American Male to Female Sex Ratio and HIV Diagnosis Rates by State

Leonard Anang Sowah, MBChB, MPH, FACP and Brittany Yerkes, PA, MSc

Article Type: Brief Communication | First Published: October 28, 2021

HIV diagnosis rates in the US differ significantly by race and ethnicity. There are also geographic differences in HIV diagnosis rates across US states and regions. The determinants of these differences are not always easy to disentangle. Some believe structural racism may contribute to the differences in HIV diagnosis by race. This may also explain state and regional variations in HIV diagnosis. Using data from the 2010 US census and 2010 HIV surveillance data from CDC we did a test to determin...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-567X/1510077

Management and Attitudes of Patients Victims Accidental Exposure to Blood at the Day Care Unit of the Central Hospital of Yaoundé (Cameroon) From January 2007 to December 2016

Defo Defo, Emmanuel Armand Kouotou, Ulrich Nguena Feungue, Joseline Domo, Antonin Wilson Ndjitoyap Ndam, Dahlia Noelle Tounouga and Elie Claude Ndjitoyap Ndam

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: October 11, 2021

There is little data on Accidental Exposure to Blood (AEB) in Cameroon. to learn about the management of AEB among professional and non-professional patient at the day care unit of the Central Hospital of Yaoundé. This was a 10-year retrospective study in which data concerning socio-demographic characteristics, exposure and consultation circumstances, measures taken after the accident, the status of the source patient and of the patient consultant and the prescribed ARV protocol were analyzed. ...

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