15. Ontogeny of Immune System Fetus T cells Functions at 7- 1/2 wks Thymus functions at 12 wks B cells Functions at 13 wks IgM First to develop. Rises in intrauterine infection Reaches adult levels by 1 yr IgG Develops at 4 years IgA At adolescence
32. AIDS Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome Pathophysiology Clinical diagnosis Treatment Prevention HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, is shown budding out of a human immune cell.
33. HIV Treating HIV infected woman during pregnancy Natural history of HIV infection Transmission Signs and symptoms of AIDS in new born How does pediatric AIDS differ from adult AIDS Management & Specific retroviral therapies AZT (3’ Azido, 2’ 3’ deoxythymdine) DDI (2’ 3’ Dideoxyinosine) Immunotherapy (Hyposensitization)