Volume 7, Number 7—June 2001
International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases 2000
Epidemiology, Evolution, and Future of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic
|0||Establishment: virus enters and colonizes host||L0||0||0|
|1||Primary infection: virus proliferates to high densities; the host seroconverts, which causes an abrupt decline in the titer of circulating virus||L1||R1||0|
|2||Asymptomatic: circulating virus remains at low levels, and disease symptoms are absent||L2||R2||0|
|3||AIDS||L3||R3||100% at end|
aTotal number of new infections produced by persons in this stage.