n Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine - HIV and allergy : allergy
|Article Title||HIV and allergy : allergy|
|Journal||Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine|
|Author||Cathrine Van Rooyen and Lynne M. Webber|
|Publication Date||Jan 2001|
|Pages||40 - 42|
|Keyword(s)||University of Pretoria|
The past two decades have seen the emergence of two apparently unrelated pandemics - HIV/AIDS and allergic disorders. The relatively rapid rise in allergic disorders points to important environmental determinants associated with socio-economic development, which may interact with an underlying genetic predisposition to atopy. The rapid spread of the HIV/AIDS pandemic can be attributed to various viral and socio-economic factors.
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