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Dec 15, 2000

respected sir,

i want to know that is it posible that mother is negative in hiv testing while her baby is positive?

i also want to know genetic factors in hiv resistance.

Response from Dr. Holodniy

In answering your first question, I am not sure that I know of a case where that could be true. In regards to your second question, I assume you are referring to resistance to HIV infection and not HIV drug resistance. There have been some factors that have been identified with "resistance" to HIV infection, or in very slow progression, if infected.


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