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Quick question!
Jul 6, 2011

Hi Dr. How do I make a donation? I am new to this! It is for such a great cause!!!

I have read through your archives and i really admire what you do!!

I have a very quick question. Which may seem rather silly.

What is the difference between these two statements???

Producing anti-HIV antibodies AND producing HIV antibodies??

Why is the "anti" sometimes written and sometimes not?

Is there a difference between the two statements?

Thankyou.. Once you reply i will send donation immediately!!

Response from Dr. Henry

I would interpret the terms "HIV-antibodies" and "anti-HIV antibodies" as referring to the same thing, i.e. gamma globulin proteins produced by cells in the body in response to the presence of HIV particles/viruses in the body in a defensive effort to control the infection. KH



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