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General Information: Basic HIV/AIDS Information

Advances in HIV/AIDS Research - Learn More About HIV/AIDS Research HTML

Source: National Institutes of Health

General information on the latest advances in HIV/AIDS research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

http://www.nih.gov/science/hiv/index.htm

Biology of HIV HTML

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Information about the biology of HIV and the class of viruses it belongs to.

http://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/hivaids/understanding/biology/Pages/biology.aspx

Factors that Affect Disease Progression HTML

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Information about the different factors that affect the progression of HIV.

http://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/HIVAIDS/Understanding/Biology/pages/factors.aspx

HIV Basics/CDC HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Basic information on HIV/AIDS in a question-and-answer format, including information on statistics, transmission, testing, and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/basics/index.html

HIV Risk Factors HTML

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Fact sheet with a list of behaviors considered risk factors for contracting HIV, including quick facts about HIV transmission.

http://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/HIVAIDS/Understanding/Pages/riskFactors.aspx

HIV Testing PDF (97 KB)

Source: AIDSinfo

Fact sheet with information about HIV testing, including the different types of HIV tests.

http://www.aidsinfo.nih.gov/education-materials/fact-sheets/19/47/hiv-testing

HIV/AIDS HTML

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

An index of the HIV/AIDS fact sheets produced by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), including quick facts on HIV/AIDS, risk factors, symptoms, prevention, and treatment.

http://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/hivaids/understanding/Pages/Default.aspx

HIV/AIDS Connection: Resources and Links HTML

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

List of links to HIV/AIDS information from government and nongovernment sources.

http://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/HIVAIDS/Understanding/howHIVCausesAIDS/pages/connectionresources.aspx

HIV/AIDS Interactive Tutorial HTML

Source: MedlinePlus

Interactive multimedia tutorial on HIV/AIDS that includes basic information on HIV/AIDS complications, symptoms, treatment, and prevention.

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tutorials/aids/htm/index.htm

HIV/AIDS: Browse by Topic HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

List of links to HIV/AIDS-related topics on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/topics/index.htm

HIV/AIDS: Symptoms HTML

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Fact sheet containing a list of the symptoms that HIV-infected people may experience; symptoms in the early and later stages of infection are included.

http://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/HIVAIDS/Understanding/Pages/symptoms.aspx

HIV/AIDS: Testing and Diagnosis HTML

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Description of testing and diagnosis of HIV in patients, including the types of tests performed.

http://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/HIVAIDS/Understanding/Pages/diagnosis.aspx

HIV/AIDS: The Basics

Source: AIDSinfo

Fact sheet with basic information about HIV/AIDS, including transmission methods and treatment options.

http://www.aidsinfo.nih.gov/education-materials/fact-sheets/19/45/hiv-aids--the-basics

HIV/AIDS: What are HIV and AIDS? HTML

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Definitions of the terms HIV and AIDS.

http://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/HIVAIDS/Understanding/Pages/whatAreHIVAIDS.aspx

How HIV Causes AIDS HTML

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

General description of how HIV transforms into AIDS.

http://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/HIVAIDS/Understanding/howHIVCausesAIDS/Pages/cause.aspx

MMWR: HIV-2 Infection Surveillance --- United States, 1987--2009 HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Report containing information and statistics about HIV-2 infection in the United States.

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6029a3.htm

National HIV Testing Day HTML

Source: AIDSinfo

Information and links about National HIV Testing Day and research and guidelines for HIV testing.

http://www.aidsinfo.nih.gov/education-materials/hiv-aids-awareness-days/163/national-hiv-testing-day

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) HIV/AIDS Research Program HTML

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) HIV/AIDS Research Program page, which contains links to HIV/AIDS information, NIAID's research initiatives in HIV/AIDS, NIAID news and events, and more.

http://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/hivaids/Pages/Default.aspx

Structure of HIV HTML

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Description of the structure of HIV, including information about the viral envelope and viral core illustrated with a graphic.

http://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/HIVAIDS/Understanding/Biology/pages/structure.aspx

The HIV/AIDS Connection HTML

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Information about the link between HIV and AIDS, including an explanation of why HIV causes AIDS.

http://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/HIVAIDS/Understanding/howHIVCausesAIDS/pages/connection.aspx

The Relationship Between the Human Immunodeficiency Virus and the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome HTML

Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Review of the relationship between HIV and AIDS, including the AIDS epidemic and summary of the evidence supporting HIV as the cause of AIDS.

http://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/HIVAIDS/Understanding/howHIVCausesAIDS/pages/relationshiphivaids.aspx