alexa Delayed HIV/AIDS Diagnosis In Individuals With HIV/tuberculosis Co-infection In A Brazilian
ISSN 2155-6113

Journal of AIDS & Clinical Research
Open Access

Like us on:
OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Share This Page

Additional Info

Loading
Loading Please wait..
 

2nd International Conference on HIV/AIDS, STDs, & STIs
October 27-29, 2014 Embassy Suites Las Vegas, USA

Elucir Gir, Carolina de Castro Castrighini, Renata Karina Reis, Lis Aparecida de Souza Neves and Silvano Oliveira
Posters: J AIDS Clin Res
DOI: 10.4172/2155-6113.S1.008
Abstract
Background: Tuberculosis-associated HIV infections affect the dynamics of both diseases. The objective of this study was to evaluate the immunology of individuals with HIV/tuberculosis, initially diagnosed with HIV/AIDS, according to gender. Methods: This descriptive, cross-sectional and retrospective study was performed in 2012 in Ribeir?o Preto, S?o Paulo, Brazil. The subjects were individuals with HIV/tuberculosis co-infection initially diagnosed with HIV/AIDS, all residents to the referred city. The cases were reported and listed on the TBweb program between 2003 and 2011. The database was created using the ?linkage? between the TBweb, SINAN, SISCEL and SICLOM databases. The data were analyzed using the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) 17.0 for Windows. Results: The 246 participants presented HIV/tuberculosis co-infection with an initial diagnosis for HIV/ADIS, 171 (69.5%) were male. The predominant age group was between 35 and 44 years (44.3%) and 107 (43.5%) were white. Regarding the outcome related to tuberculosis, 33.7% died (p=0.355). Of the 203 (82.5%) individuals with cell count lower than 200 cells/ mm? blood, 140 (81.9%) were male and 63 (60.0%) female (p=0.462). Regarding the viral load, 30.1% showed between 1,001 and 100,000 copies at the moment of the HIV/AIDS diagnosis (p=0.683). No statistically significant differences were found in the data; however, the results outline the high death rate and low TCD4+ lymphocyte count. Conclusions: The study results showed that at the moment of the HIV/AIDS diagnosis, the TCD4+ lymphocyte count indicated a delayed diagnosis, showing a need to broaden the anti-HIV test and perform more prevention actions, in addition to suggesting keeping a closer look on males with a higher frequency of low TCD4+ lymphocyte levels.
Biography
Elucir Gir has experience in Nursing, focusing on Infectious Diseases, acting on the following subjects: AIDS, nursing, and material biological. She has published more than 154 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of reputed journals.
image PDF   |   image HTML
 
Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri, Food, Aqua and Veterinary Science Journals

Dr. Krish

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Clinical and Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Katie Wilson

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science and Health care Journals

Andrea Jason

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics and Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Informatics Journals

Stephanie Skinner

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Material Sciences Journals

Rachle Green

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Mathematics and Physics Journals

Jim Willison

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

John Behannon

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords