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Spotlight Series: HIV Stigma and Discrimination

ARV Treatment Guidelines For The Developing World

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

... What Are the Treatment Guidelines? Treatment Goals When to Start Treatment? What to Start With? Changing or Stopping Treatment Resistance Testing Taking Care of Yourself What Are the Treatment Guidelines? A branch of the US government,
Ask the Experts

HIV and Breastfeeding - New WHO guidelines

In light of the latest PMTCT and breastfeeding guidelines released by WHO, I would like to know if it's recommendations pertain to people in first world countries as well or only for people in third world countries with little or no access to clean...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...The current US CDC and Academy of Pediatrics guidelines recommend NOT breast feeding, even if on HIV treatment. I don't know whether that will change, given the new WHO guidelines from Read more »

A question on different countries guidelines

Hi Doc,I had a non-occupational exposure and undertook a pep course and next week im in for my 3 months HIV test. I live in England UK and the clinic who treated me insructed that the 3 month test would be conclusive. So as you've guessed i took a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,For HIV exposures significant enough to warrant a course of PEP, I would stick with the current CDC guidelines and get post-PEP HIV-antibody tests at six weeks, three months and six months.Dr. Bob Read more »

PEP Guideline Question

Dear Dr. Bob,I finally realized that I am addicted to your site since I have to check your new postings every day.I remember reading one of your threads that PEP does not (or rarely) cause delayed seroconversion. Therefore, is it true that the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Still Worried Canuck,Yep. The post-PEP testing guidelines are the same as testing guidelines for a significant HIV exposure. Dr. Bob Read more »

physicians guidelines

what are the guidelines for HIV testing for physicians?
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
I am not sure what you mean. If you are asking about rules regarding the testing of physicians for HIV, I am unaware of any. In the US, doctors and nurses are not required to routinely get HIV tested.DW Read more »
Treatment Action Group

World Health Organization HIV Treatment Guidelines Evolve

...AIDS Day in 2009, even if it was only on paper. The World Health Organization (WHO) updated its antiretroviral treatment (ART) guidelines for adults, adolescents, pregnant women, mother-to-child transmission, and breastfeeding. These guidelines... Read more »
Journal Watch

Revised DHHS Guidelines, and Some Thoughts on Guidelines in General

...chocolate, throw some logs on the fire, and read the spanking-new 2011 Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) HIV Treatment Guidelines, just posted here on the AIDSinfo web site. (Disclosure: I'm on the Guidelines panel -- opinions... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

U.S. Antiretroviral Therapy Guidelines

... Why Do the Guidelines Keep Changing? Viral Load and CD4 Cell Testing Resistance Testing When to Start Treatment Goals of Therapy What Drugs Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines contact with blood or sexual fluids , there is no risk. HIV needs to get into the body for infection to occur. Safer sex guidelines are ways to reduce the risk of spreading HIV during sexual activity. Unsafe Activities Unsafe sex has a... Read more »
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Another Dr Bob answer - re CDC guidelines

Posted by Sprite1, 6 Replies
Again, not my question, but this has made it certain I'll need a six month test now. F**k. And I *only* have the girl's word that I didn't significantly penetrate her, and I only have her word that she's negative, as far as she is aware. She could... Read more »

WHO guidelines/ WBC count/ OI's

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Questions: 1. Does anyone know what is WHO window period guidelines? 2. Do WBC count drop during primary infections - say like 10 days - 2 weeks post infection. By WBC count drop, does it mean Read more »

Community Member Sought for HIV Treatment Guidelin

Posted by Anonymous
...Community Member Sought for HIV Treatment Guidelines Panel The Panel on Clinical Practices for Treatment of HIV Infection is seeking nominations for a community representative to Read more »

Are The Guide-lines Different?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
When someone has had an exposure with someone who is know to be HIV postive is the window period different? Because, I notice lots of people who have talked about testing longer like health care worker etc. when they no they have been exposed? I... Read more »