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HIV Incidence In The United States

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Youth

...Medicine 1994;10:217-222. Office of the Surgeon General. The Surgeon General's call to action to promote sexual health and responsible sexual behavior . July 9, 2001. Hall HI, Ruiguang S, Rhodes P, et al. Estimation of HIV incidence in the United States. JAMA . 2008;300:520-529. Clark LF, Miller KS, Nagy SS, et al. Adult identity mentoring: reducing sexual risk for African-American seventh grade students. Journal of Adolescent...
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HIV2 incidence in USA

I tested ELISA positive after 12 days from exposure; but Western for HIV1 (only) negative. They are going to do another test for HIV2. How prevalent is HIV 2 in the USA. I am low risk, partner also. Very scared.
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
Extremely rare. Only a few cases have been documented by the CDC in the US. Read more »

Big Guy, Small Jacket

Dr. Bob:Thank you for your services. I'm a terrible worrier and just reading thru the posts here has helped me. I also admire you a great deal for the way you've dealt with your hardship, reminiscent of many courageous people I've known.OK, so: I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...surveillance project. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 1994;10:217-222. Hall HI, Ruiguang S, Rhodes P, et al. Estimation of HIV incidence in the United States. JAMA. 2008;300:520-529. Trubo R. CDC initiative targets HIV research gaps in... Read more »

National AIDS Policy, Summer School Student Needs Your Help!!!!!!!!!!

Dr. Bob,HELP!!!!!!!!!! I have to write a brief paper on why the United States needs a National AIDS Policy. I haven't got a clue.... My teacher suggested I contact you... really, she said it would be OK. I really really need to pass this class Dr....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to contact me. The reasons for developing an effective national AIDS strategy include:1.There is a new HIV infection in the U.S. every nine minutes.2.There has been no reduction in the incidence of new infections in eight years.3.One in every... Read more »

Population Mix: HIV Infections Through Sex

Hi Rick. I read in the Wall street Journal (4/16 p. B11 re: Life Insurance Covg.) that an estimated 20,000 people per year in the U.S. are infected through sexual contact. How does that population break down between male vs female and, within each...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. I do not know what the incidence (number of new cases of HIV per year) is inthe United States, so I cannot tell you whether your figure of 20,000/year isaccurate or not. In fact, nobody knows what the true... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Incidence in the United States

...a wake-up call that the US HIV/AIDS epidemic is far from over. Resources on New HIV Incidence Estimates Estimation of HIV Incidence in the United States Hall HI, Song R, Rhodes P, Prejean J, An Q, Lee LM, Karon J, Brookmeyer R, Kaplan EH,... Read more »
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CDC's Kevin Fenton Discusses HIV Incidence in the United States

...diagnoses or HIV diagnoses and patterns of HIV testing in the U.S. And what the extended back calculation method shows is that HIV incidence in the United States peaked in the mid to early 1980s and had declined subsequently. It also shows that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Subpopulation Estimates From the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006

...Public Health Rep 2007;122(Suppl 1):72-9. Hall HI, Song R, Rhodes P, et al; HIV Incidence Surveillance Group. Estimation of HIV incidence in the United States. JAMA 2008;300:520-9. Janssen RS, Satten GA, Stramer SL, et al. New testing... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Announces New HIV Incidence Estimates for the United States

...including CDC's podcasts, frequently asked questions and answers, fact sheets, and related surveillance information, please visit " HIV Incidence in the United States ." Thank you for all you do in support of HIV prevention. Sincerely, Richard... Read more »
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The U.S. patented cure for AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...Disease Control Office of Minority Health omh@cdc.gov Re: The U.S. patented cure for AIDS Dear CDC OMH: In 1997, the United States patented the cure for AIDS, patent #5676977 (abstract below). To date the CDC does not even register... Read more »

hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...nonincarcerated populations; some of those prevention measures are being used in correctional settings within and outside the United States (4). CDC recommends that HIV education, testing, and prevention counseling be made available to... Read more »

U.S. women read this

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
... LISTEN WOMEN!! For your very life, assume any date/boyfriend has Hiv, and assume what he tells you, what you hear, what you see, in regards to him having led a strictly heterosexual life is a lie (the devil is the great liar!), assume the man... Read more »

HIV-1, HIV-2, and Home Access

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...a few days and there seems to be alot of knowledgable people on this board. Does anyone here know if HIV-2 is common in the United States? And, if you are infected with HIV-2 and not HIV-1, would your Home Access test be positive? I am asking... Read more »