HIV

Newest Oldest Showing 1-5 of 5 results
Original Article / VOLUME 4, ISSUE 3, SEPTEMBER 2022

Cognitive Assessment of Young Adults Before and After Initiation of Combination Antiretroviral Therapy

Özlem Gül and others

The presence of cognitive disorders in the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected individuals has been known for a long time. A complete neuropsychological evaluation method is a gold standard for diagnosing HIV-related cognitive impairment (HAND). However, such tests require specially trained personnel and specialized centers, and testing takes a long time. Montreal Cognitive (...) Read More

Original Article / VOLUME 4, ISSUE 2, JUNE 2022

HIV and SARS‐Cov‐2 Co-Infection: A Local Perspective

Heval Can Bilek and Aydın Deveci

In early December 2019, interstitial pneumonia of unknown origin emerged in Wuhan, the capital of China’s Hubei province. The pathogen was identified as a novel beta coronavirus called severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), and the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 was later named (...) Read More

Case Report / VOLUME 2, ISSUE 3, DECEMBER 2020

Old but Ageless Disease: Neurosyphilis with Ocular Manifestations in an HIV-Negative Patient

Süda Tekin and others

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by Treponema pallidum . Primary and secondary syphilis increased to a rate of 5.3 cases per 100 000 in 2013 from the rate of 2.1 per 100 000 in 2000. Neurosyphilis is the most feared and severe complication of syphilis and may occur at any time after the initial infection. Read More

Original Article / VOLUME 2, ISSUE 2, AUGUST 2020

HIV as a Chronic Disease: Are Primary Care Physicians Ready?

Özgür Can Eren and others

In 2019, more than 36 million people were estimated to be harboring HIV, and the epidemic caused 39 million deaths worldwide to date.  New adult infections have been declined by 17% between 2007 and 2017 globally. Meanwhile, the incidence has an Read More

IDCM Newsfeed / VOLUME 1, ISSUE 3, DECEMBER 2019

Almost 40 Years into the HIV Epidemic: Are We Turning the Tide?

Ayşe Deniz Gökengin

Over the past 38 years following the introduction of HIV infection, which affected the lives of 75 million people, many scientific advances in prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care have been recorded, and the lives of people living with HIV (PLWH) have been transformed. Currently, life expectancy for PLWH who are diagnosed early and who initiate [...] Read More