The past two decades, and certainly the past five or six years, have seen remarkable changes in state-of-the-art diagnosis of and therapy for HIV-1 infection. Some advances in the field, such as highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), have been nothing short of revolutionary. Completely revised and updated, Management of the HIV-Infected Patient, Second Edition is an authoritative resource on the care of the HIV-infected patient. The book contains state-of-the-art information on the clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management of the various manifestations of HIV infection. The editors have gathered a diverse panel of authors to discuss the significant changes that have occurred over the past few years. New chapters cover recent advances such as increased emphasis on the use of laboratory test for diagnosis and for monitoring disease progression, existing chapters have been brought up-to-date and extended. Drawing on the best expertise available in the United States, Australia, and Europe, the text is an excellent, thorough review of the clinical presentation and management of patients afflicted with HIV.