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What Is The Latent Period

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latent period / early symptomatic

Does it go without saying that an infected individual who one or two months after contracting the virus has an extremely low viral load will take SIGNIFICANTLY longer to develop AIDS? Is such a person also very unlikely to suffer any of the...
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
Someone with a low or undetectable viral load after seroconversion, could still have HIV related symptoms associated with acute infection.... Read more »

Latent HIV and CD4 question

Dear Doctor,Since you mentioned that > 99 of hiv is hidden into cell of different organs even VL... Read more »

Confused re: eradication of latent resevoirs?

Hello,I was reading up on the potential for future HIV eradication thorugh the getting rid of... Read more »
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High-Dose Intravenous Immunoglobulin May Reduce Latent HIV Reservoir in Resting CD4+ Cells, Study Suggests

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read his explanation of a study he presented at CROI 2009. After... Read more »
National Association of People With AIDS

Hope for Flushing Latent HIV?

An editorial in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology reports promising results using a developmental cancer drug, JQ1, to activate latent HIV, so antiviral drugs can destroy it. Research so far has used human cells in glass, so clinical trials would... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers to Test if Alcohol, Cocaine Addiction Drug Can Reduce Latent HIV Reservoirs

Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco, and Johns Hopkins University are recruiting patients to examine whether a drug prescribed to treat alcohol and cocaine addiction can reduce the amount of latent HIV among HIV-positive... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Daily Peptide T Nasal Spray May Be Successful in Fighting Latent HIV-Infected Cells, Study Says

A nasal spray of a synthetic protein fragment called Peptide T may be successful in lowering the amount of latent HIV-infected cells, according to preliminary results of a small human pilot study published in the current issue of the journal ... Read more »
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Latent seroconversion to HIV+ after 6 months

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Nov.13/01 - I am a RN, 59 yrs old, white, female, I have no other medical problems. I suffered an accidental needlestick from an aids patient on Jan. 27/00. I took the required medication for safety sake, had been testing HIV- until July 28, 2001. ... Read more »

Window Period Post From HIV InSite

Posted by notanonymous
this was a response to a question about the conflicting answers one might get about the window. answered by the hiv prevention editor at HIV InSite. good site bytheway.

There are several problems I've had in answering this question to people's... Read more »